Warning meaning

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A statement telling of or an indication providing evidence of impending danger, difficulty, or misfortune.

The government issued a warning about unsafe drinking water. The shelf collapsed without any warning.

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The definition of a warning is something that alerts to possible danger.

An example of a warning is a dog barking and growling in the middle of the night.

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Advice to be cautious.

A word of warning to runners about the hot weather.

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An official alert, as by the National Weather Service, that, variously, a tornado, severe thunderstorm, flash flood, etc. has been spotted or detected by radar in the area.
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That warns; serving to warn.
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Present participle of warn.
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The action of the verb warn; an instance of warning someone.
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A cautionary or deterrent example.

The incident is a warning to careless investors.

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Acting or serving to warn.

A warning light; warning words.

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The act of one that warns, or the state of being warned.
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Something that serves to warn.
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Something spoken or written that is intended to warn.

The boss gave him a warning that he would be fired if he did not desist from his behaviour.

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Used to warn of danger in signs and notices.
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Warning describes something that alerts to possible danger.

An example of warning is a tornado siren; a warning siren.

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