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Synonyms for warning

Synonyms for (noun) warning

Synonyms: admonition, monition, word of advice, warning Definition: cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness) Usage: a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality; the warning was to beware of surprises; his final word of advice was not to play with matches

Similar words: advice Definition: a proposal for an appropriate course of action

Synonyms: warning Definition: notification of something, usually in advance Usage: they gave little warning of their arrival; she had only had four days' warning before leaving Berlin

Similar words: notification, telling, apprisal Definition: informing by words

Synonyms: warning Definition: a message informing of danger Usage: a warning that still more bombs could explode

Similar words: making known, informing Definition: a speech act that conveys information

Synonyms for (adjective) warning

Synonyms: warning, exemplary, cautionary, monitory, admonitory Definition: serving to warn Usage: shook a monitory finger at him; an exemplary jail sentence

Similar words: dissuasive Definition: deterring from action Usage: dissuasive advice; made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand