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Synonyms for alert
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alert, qui vive(noun)

    condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action

    "bombers were put on alert during the crisis"

    Synonyms:
    alarm, warning signal, alarum, alerting, qui vive

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unvigilant, incognizant, lethargic, unenrgetic, unwatchful, unaware

  2. alert, alerting(noun)

    a warning serves to make you more alert to danger

    Synonyms:
    alarm, warning signal, alarum, alerting, qui vive, alertness

    Antonyms:
    unenrgetic, unalert, unwatchful, incognizant, unaware, unvigilant, lethargic

  3. alarm, alert, warning signal, alarum(adj)

    an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger

    Synonyms:
    warning device, alarum, warning signal, consternation, alarm clock, alarm, qui vive, alarm system, alerting, dismay

    Antonyms:
    unenrgetic, incognizant, unwatchful, lethargic, unalert, unvigilant, unaware

  4. alert, watchful(adj)

    engaged in or accustomed to close observation

    "caught by a couple of alert cops"; "alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came"; "constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty"

    Synonyms:
    alive(p), sleepless, spanking, insomniac, zippy, awake(p), brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, watchful

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unaware, unenrgetic, unwatchful, unalert, lethargic, incognizant

  5. alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy(adj)

    quick and energetic

    "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"

    Synonyms:
    jovial, natty, marvelous, festive, rattling(a), brisk, wondrous, nipping, peppy, spruce, resilient, mirthful, jocund, frosty, festal, tremendous, grand, marvellous, snappy, live, racy, bouncing, watchful, lively, bouncy, wonderful, dapper, jolly, gay, spanking, springy, alive(p), tonic, fresh, awake(p), nippy, raffish, jaunty, fantastic, merry, terrific, spiffy, rakish, rattling, snappish, howling(a), refreshful, dashing, spirited, full of life, bracing, crisp, whipping, refreshing, zippy, vital

    Antonyms:
    unaware, unvigilant, incognizant, lethargic, unenrgetic, unalert, unwatchful

  6. alert, alive(p), awake(p)(verb)

    mentally perceptive and responsive;"an alert mind"

    "alert to the problems"; "alive to what is going on"; "awake to the dangers of her situation"; "was now awake to the reality of his predicament"

    Antonyms:
    lethargic, unaware, incognizant, unalert, unvigilant, unwatchful, unenrgetic

  7. alarm, alert(verb)

    warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness

    "The empty house alarmed him"; "We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries"

    Synonyms:
    alarm, dismay, appall, appal, horrify

    Antonyms:
    lethargic, unenrgetic, unalert, unaware, unvigilant, incognizant, unwatchful

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alert

    Alert, ready, and wide-awake refer to a watchful promptness for action. Ready suggests thoughtful preparation; the wandering Indian is alert, the trained soldier is ready. Ready expresses more life and vigor than prepared. The gun is prepared; the man is ready. Prompt expresses readiness for appointment or demand at the required moment. The good general is ready for emergencies, alert to perceive opportunity or peril, prompt to seize occasion. The sense of brisk, nimble is the secondary and now less common signification of alert. Compare ACTIVE; ALIVE; NIMBLE; VIGILANT.

    Synonyms:
    active, brisk, hustling, lively, nimble, on the watch, prepared, prompt, ready, vigilant, watchful, wide-awake

    Antonyms:
    drowsy, dull, heavy, inactive, slow, sluggish, stupid

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alert

    Synonyms:
    active, brisk, nimble, prepared, prompt, vigilant, ready, wakeful, watchful, on the watch, lively

    Antonyms:
    slow, sleepy, lazy, absent, unready, oblivious, sluggish, inactive, unwatchful, dilatory, drowsy

Editors Contribution

  1. alarm call

    Submitted by anonymous on May 3, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. alert(a.)

    Synonyms:
    watchful, vigilant, circumspect, wary, heedful, on the alert, on one's guard, on the watch, on the lookout

  2. alert(a.)

    Synonyms:
    active, brisk, nimble, agile, smart, lively, sprightly, spirited, supple, quick, spry, ready, prompt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. alert(a)

    Synonyms:
    vigilant, watchful, wary, attentive

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ALERT

    Synonyms:
    Cardiology Assessment of Lescol® (fluvastatin) in Renal Transplantation Neurology Adjunctive Lamictal in Epilepsy: Response to Treatment

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How to use alert in a sentence?

  1. Steve Ortega:

    Beto Alert had stepped out of the room and I asked Ulysses,' How's it having your dad back ?' And Beto Alert says,' It's awesome, I love it,' beto Alert's at the age where spending time with your parents is still cool.

  2. Ken Burchell:

    We maintain what we describe as a five-minute alert aircraft. Which means we anticipate getting that aircraft flying in five minutes from any time, day or night.

  3. Emil Waters:

    My experience is that the players and team leaders have a great understanding for the necessity of knowing about the problems related to match-fixing and other questions related to gambling, the information to the players was explained simply and based on the three headlines that FIFA have brought up. They are recognize and be alert to any approach, resist by saying no to match manipulation, and do your duty by reporting any approach.

  4. Pickering Mayor Dave Ryan:

    Like many of you, I was very troubled to have received that emergency alert this morning. While I am relieved that there was no actual emergency, I am upset that an error such as this occurred. I have spoken to the Province, and am demanding that a full investigation take place.

  5. Mayor Jones:

    We did our absolute best in terms of Amber-style alert, we used emergency mass notification system as well as our efforts to notify people when we're in the communities. We employed that.


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