Beware Definition

bĭ-wâr
bewares
verb
bewares
To be on guard against; be cautious of.
American Heritage
To be wary or careful (of); be on one's guard (against)
Webster's New World
To be cautious; exert caution.
We had to beware of the icy patches on the road. Beware of the dog.
American Heritage
The definition of beware is to be cautious of and alert to potential dangers or risks.
If you need to be cautious of hitting a deer when driving on a dark road, this is an example of when you need to beware of deer.
YourDictionary

(defective, intransitive) To use caution, pay attention (to) (if intransitive, construed with of).

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Origin of Beware

  • Middle English ben war ben to be be war on one's guard ware2

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • be- +‎ ware

    From Wiktionary

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