Synonyms for (verb) warn

Synonyms: warn

Definition: notify, usually in advance

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

Similar words: inform

Definition: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to

Usage: I informed him of his rights


Synonyms: warn

Definition: ask to go away

Usage: The old man warned the children off his property

Similar words: enjoin, say, order, tell

Definition: give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority

Usage: I said to him to go home; She ordered him to do the shopping; The mother told the child to get dressed


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: inform

Definition: impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to

Usage: I informed him of his rights


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: advise, rede, counsel

Definition: give advice to

Usage: The teacher counsels troubled students; The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud