English adjective: warning
|1.||warning serving to warn|
|Samples||Shook a monitory finger at him.|
An exemplary jail sentence.
|Synonyms||admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory|
English noun: warning
|1.||warning (communication) a message informing of danger|
|Samples||A warning that still more bombs could explode.|
|Broader (hypernym)||informing, making known|
|Narrower (hyponym)||alarmism, alert, alerting, caution, caveat, false alarm, forewarning, heads-up, premonition, strategic warning, tactical warning, threat, wake-up call|
|2.||warning (communication) cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness)|
|Samples||A letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality.|
The warning was to beware of surprises.
His final word of advice was not to play with matches.
|Synonyms||admonition, monition, word of advice|
|Narrower (hyponym)||deterrent example, example, lesson, object lesson|
|3.||warning (communication) notification of something, usually in advance|
|Samples||They gave little warning of their arrival.|
She had only had four days' warning before leaving Berlin.
|Broader (hypernym)||apprisal, notification, telling|