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John Bercow

Meaning of "warning" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF WARNING

warning  [ˈwɔːnɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WARNING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Warning can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES WARNING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of warning in the English dictionary

The first definition of warning in the dictionary is a hint, intimation, threat, etc, of harm or danger. Other definition of warning is advice to beware or desist. Warning is also intended or serving to warn.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WARNING


aborning
əˈbɔːnɪŋ
awning
ˈɔːnɪŋ
burning
ˈbɜːnɪŋ
cleaning
ˈkliːnɪŋ
concerning
kənˈsɜːnɪŋ
dawning
ˈdɔːnɪŋ
early-morning
ˌɜːlɪmɔːːnɪŋ
fawning
ˈfɔːnɪŋ
house-cleaning
ˈhaʊsˌkliːnɪŋ
leaning
ˈliːnɪŋ
learning
ˈlɜːnɪŋ
meaning
ˈmiːnɪŋ
morning
ˈmɔːnɪŋ
mourning
ˈmɔːnɪŋ
screening
ˈskriːnɪŋ
spawning
ˈspɔːnɪŋ
tuning
ˈtjuːnɪŋ
turning
ˈtɜːnɪŋ
undawning
ʌnˈdɔːnɪŋ
yawning
ˈjɔːnɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WARNING

warmist
warmly
warmness
warmonger
warmongering
warmouth
warmth
warn
Warne
warner
warning device
warning light
warning notice
warning shot
warning sign
warning triangle
warningly
warp
warpage
warpath

WORDS THAT END LIKE WARNING

beginning
blended learning
book-learning
churning
discerning
distance learning
e-learning
early warning
early-warning
good morning
governing
health warning
lifelong learning
machine learning
oil-burning
patterning
seat of learning
slow-burning
the top of the morning
yearning
yesterday morning

Synonyms and antonyms of warning in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WARNING»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «warning» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of warning

Translation of «warning» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WARNING

Find out the translation of warning to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of warning from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «warning» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

警告
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

advertencia
570 millions of speakers

English

warning
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

चेतावनी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تـَحْذِير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

предупреждение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aviso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাবধানবাণী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

avertissement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Amaran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Warnung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

警告
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

경고
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bebaya
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lời cảnh báo
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எச்சரிக்கை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

इशारा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

uyarı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

avvertimento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ostrzeżenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

попередження
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

avertizare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προειδοποίηση
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

waarskuwing
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

varning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

advarsel
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of warning

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WARNING»

The term «warning» is very widely used and occupies the 2.848 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WARNING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «warning» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «warning» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about warning

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10 QUOTES WITH «WARNING»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word warning.
1
Felix Adler
The past speaks to us in a thousand voices, warning and comforting, animating and stirring to action.
2
Spencer Bachus
Today, the technology is there to give early and normally ample warning when a powerful tornado approaches. When a tornado strikes, all of us are at risk.
3
John Bercow
I'm not in the business of warning people.
4
Andrew J. Bernstein
The less you think counterfactually, the less you experience stress. Stress, in this light, isn't a bad thing. It's simply a warning system telling you that your mind has lost touch with what's real.
5
James Blunt
Absolutely, it's a really weird stage because at the minute, I can walk down the street and be unrecognised, lead a normal life, but my label and everybody is warning me that will be changing and I'm in for a rollercoaster ride.
6
Lindy Boggs
But Hale's warning the President about going to Dallas was that there was great infighting among the members of the Democratic party and the Democratic stars in the state and he didn't want the President to become involved in a factional disagreement.
7
Jeff Buckley
I resent the fact that a parental warning sticker has to be included on an album as cover art. To me that's censorship.
8
Alafair Burke
Jesse James's next tattoo should be a warning label: Danger. Loving this man could break you.
9
Stephen Cambone
And then fourth, we have that essential group of people who track programs and budgets to ensure that they align with the needs of preparation and warning, counterintelligence and support to the operational war fighter.
10
Frank A. Clark
A man's conscience, like a warning line on the highway, tells him what he shouldn't do - but it does not keep him from doing it.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WARNING»

Discover the use of warning in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to warning and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Early Warning: Using Competitive Intelligence to Anticipate ...
Companies at risk; What do you know about strategic; The competitive early warning system; Early warning at work.
Benjamin Gilad, 2004
2
The Warning
The Warning (Sarah Roberts Book Two) Sarah Roberts has spent the last four years helping people stay alive through the messages she receives from the dead.
Jonas Saul, 2011
3
Early Warning Systems for Natural Disaster Reduction: With ...
This book offers a comprehensive account of early warning systems developed for hydro-meteorological disasters such as floods, storms, etc. and for geological disasters such as earthquakes, volcanic activity or mountain hazards.
Jochen Zschau, Andreas N. Küppers, 2003
4
Pearl Harbor: Warning and Decision
This account of the Pearl Harbor attack denies that the lack of preparation resulted from military negligence or a political plot
Roberta Wohlstetter, 1962
5
Tornado Warning: A Memoir of Teen Dating Violence and Its ...
Tornado Warning is the true, honest portrait of how he whittled her down—with words, hands, and weapons—from a confident teen to the shadow of a woman. But Stebbins Waldal offers more.
Elin Stebbins Waldal, 2011
6
The 39 Clues Book 9: Storm Warning
The end is near!
Linda Sue Park, 2011
7
Storm Warning
When Amy and Dan learn the truth about the Madrigals and Grace Cahill's alternate will, these discoveries lead to the revelation of a secret about their family and a showdown with the man in black who has been following them.
Linda Sue Park, 2010
8
Warning
My book is a collection of poems and compositions and recommended meditations.
Emmile Cousins, 2004
9
A Voice of Warning
A Voice of Warning captures the writer's testimony and insights and discusses the promises in the Bible that are now being fulfilled.
Parley P. Pratt, 2010
10
Flood Warning, Forecasting and Emergency Response
This book provides a comprehensive account of the flood forecasting, warning and emergency response process, including techniques for predicting the development of flood events, and for issuing appropriate warnings.
Kevin Sene, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WARNING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term warning is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Well | Warning: Soda May Be Bad for Your Health, San Francisco Says
San Francisco could soon be the first city in the country to place health warnings on advertisements for sugary drinks. Lawmakers there voted unanimously this ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
2
San Francisco Approves Warning Label for Sugary Drink Ads
San Francisco lawmakers unanimously voted on Tuesday to put warning labels on all advertisements for sugary beverages in the City by the Bay. «TIME, Jun 15»
3
Papua New Guinea earthquake sparks tsunami warning, but only …
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said that tsunami waves of up to one meter (three feet) were possible within 300 kilometers (186 miles) of the epicenter, but ... «The Guardian, May 15»
4
Quake sparks tsunami warning in Papua New Guinea
The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said hazardous tsunami waves were possible within 186 miles of the epicenter, but the risk passed shortly thereafter and ... «CBS News, May 15»
5
Tsunami warning issued after Japan quake lifted
Japan's Meteorological Agency issued a warning for a tsunami of up to 1 meter (3 feet), but it was cancelled just over an hour later. The public broadcaster NHK ... «CBS News, Apr 15»
6
Massive Earthquake Hits Solomon Islands, Papua New Guinea …
UPDATE 10:55 p.m. EDT: The tsunami warning for Papua New Guinea has been lifted. The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said late Sunday all threat of a ... «International Business Times, Mar 15»
7
FDA Mandates Tougher Warnings On Testosterone
The Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it is requiring drugmakers to warn patients that testosterone products may increase the risk for heart attacks ... «NPR, Mar 15»
8
Met Office issues amber warning as Scotland faces up to 10cm of …
A small bird sits on a snow-covered branch The Met Office has issued a yellow warning as large parts of Britain brace themselves for snow. Photograph: Oli ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
9
Thousands of homes still without power as Met Office renews …
A Met Office “be aware” warning of strong winds, severe gales in places and ... there are warnings of a further deepening area of low pressure and heavy rain for ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»
10
Tesco issues fifth profits warning as share price plunges
Battered UK supermarket group Tesco has warned that profits will be substantially lower than expected, its fifth profits warning in 12 months. Shares in the group ... «The Guardian, Dec 14»

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