Threaten Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Threaten? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Derivations, Words ending with Threaten, Antonyms, Example sentences, Synonyms, Related sentences, Words starting with Threaten, How to pronounce and more...

Threaten meaning

Word: Threaten

How to pronounce: θretn

Verb

Definitions:

1. State one's intention to take hostile action against someone in retribution for something done or not done.

Example sentences: "The unions threatened a general strike"


Synonyms:

jeopardize

endanger

pose a threat

menace

scare

frighten

jeopardise

imperil


Derivations:

threatening

threat


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Threaten in Other Languages...

Spanish: Amenazar

German: Drohen

French: Menacer

Italian: Minacciare

Turkish: Tehdit etmek


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