alert, qui vive(noun)
condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
"bombers were put on alert during the crisis"
a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
alarm, alert, warning signal, alarum(adj)
an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
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"
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"
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
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"
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"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
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.
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How to use alert in a sentence?
Spend everyday casual, but industrious Every moment alert, but relaxed.
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.
In principle, we should not have two deaths in a family without the alert is given, this is why everyone is mobilized to clear up this matter.
The public is advised to remain on high alert for heavy rain and potential for floods and landslides.
While other warning officers understand that this is a drill, the warning officer at the alert origination terminal claimed to believe, in a written statement provided to HI-EMA [ Emergency Management Agency ] that this was a real emergency, not a drill.
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- тревога, внимателен, бдителенBulgarian
- alerta, alertar, vigilantCatalan, Valencian
- poplach, výstraha, upozorněníCzech
- aufmerksam, Alarm, verständigen, wachsamGerman
- vigla, mallacaEsperanto
- alarma, alerto, alerta, alertar, vigilanteSpanish
- pirteä, virkeäFinnish
- alerte, alarmeFrench
- gradScottish Gaelic
- արթուն, զգոն, զգաստArmenian
- allarme, allertaItalian
- 警戒, 機敏, 警報, 警告Japanese
- aläertLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- matawhiuwhiu, ohitu, mataara, tauwhiro, matatū, ohiti, hiwaMāori
- attent, attentaMaltese
- oppmerksom, varsel, våken, varsle, alarm, advarselNorwegian
- бдительный, сигнализация, предупреждение, внимательный, тревога, оповещение, настороженный, сообщениеRussian
- vaken, larm, alertSwedish
- chonjo, tahadhariSwahili
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