Definitions for threat

Definitions for (noun) threat

Main entry: threat

Definition: declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another

Usage: his threat to kill me was quite explicit

Main entry: threat

Definition: a warning that something unpleasant is imminent

Usage: they were under threat of arrest

Main entry: terror, threat, scourge

Definition: a person who inspires fear or dread

Usage: he was the terror of the neighborhood

Main entry: menace, threat

Definition: something that is a source of danger

Usage: earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan

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