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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.5 / 2 votes

  1. threat

    Synonyms:
    menace, browbeating, denunciation, intimidation

    Antonyms:
    encouragement, allurement, enticement, promise

Princeton's WordNet4.2 / 5 votes

  1. menace, threatnoun

    something that is a source of danger

    "earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan"

    Synonyms:
    scourge, terror, menace

  2. threatnoun

    a warning that something unpleasant is imminent

    "they were under threat of arrest"

    Synonyms:
    terror, scourge, menace

  3. threatnoun

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

    "his threat to kill me was quite explicit"

    Synonyms:
    terror, scourge, menace

  4. terror, scourge, threatnoun

    a person who inspires fear or dread

    "he was the terror of the neighborhood"

    Synonyms:
    flagellum, little terror, menace, bane, panic, brat, affright, scourge, holy terror, terror, nemesis, curse

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. threatnoun

    Synonyms:
    menace, denunciation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote

  1. threatnoun

    Synonyms:
    menace, threatening, commination, fulmination, intimidation

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How to use threat in a sentence?

  1. Homeland Security Jeh Johnson:

    At present, we have no specific, credible threat of any plot to conduct similar attacks here in the United States.

  2. John Driscoll:

    The Chinese may just replace some of the American oil with Iranian crude, china isn't intimidated by the threat of U.S. sanctions. They haven't been in the past. So in this diplomatic spat they might just replace U.S. crude with Iranian oil. That would obviously infuriate Trump.

  3. Jeb Bush:

    That's one of those questions that I think you have to answer in a thoughtful way if you're running for president of the United States, but it's not just that. I mean, he said that ISIS is not a threat. Two months ago he gets his news from the shows. I know that warms your heart that he wakes up in the morning and gets his foreign policy and military advice from people that go on your show.

  4. Chun Yung-woo:

    The goal here is to create an environment where North Korea would not desire nuclear weapons development by removing the threat perception( posed by the United States).

  5. Joe Biden:

    The MAGA Republicans don't just threaten our personal rights and economic security, they're a threat to our very democracy, they refuse to accept the will of the people. They embrace political violence. They don't believe in democracy.


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