Threat Meaning and Definition


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Threat meaning

Word: Threat

How to pronounce: θret

Noun

Definitions:

1. A statement of an intention to inflict pain, injury, damage, or other hostile action on someone in retribution for something done or not done.

Example sentences: "Members of her family have received death threats"

2. A person or thing likely to cause damage or danger.

Example sentences: "Hurricane damage poses a major threat to many coastal communities"


Synonyms:

risk

menace

endangerment

danger

jeopardy

hazard

pitfall

peril

imminence

challenge

trouble

scourge

intimidation

terror

menacing


Antonyms:

security

protection


Derivations:

threatening

threatened

threaten


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Threat in Other Languages...

Spanish: Amenaza

German: Bedrohung

French: Menace

Italian: Minaccia

Turkish: Tehdit


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