Definitions for warn

Definitions for (verb) warn

Main entry: warn

Definition: notify, usually in advance

Usage: I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions

Main entry: warn

Definition: ask to go away

Usage: The old man warned the children off his property

Main entry: warn

Definition: notify of danger, potential harm, or risk

Usage: The director warned him that he might be fired; The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking

Main entry: warn, monish, discourage, admonish

Definition: admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior

Usage: I warned him not to go too far; I warn you against false assumptions; She warned him to be quiet

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