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Synonyms for threatθrɛt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. menace, threat(noun)

    something that is a source of danger

    "earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan"

    Synonyms:
    scourge, terror, menace

  2. threat(noun)

    a warning that something unpleasant is imminent

    "they were under threat of arrest"

    Synonyms:
    terror, scourge, menace

  3. threat(noun)

    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, threat(noun)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. threat

    Synonyms:
    menace, browbeating, denunciation, intimidation

    Antonyms:
    encouragement, allurement, enticement, promise

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. threat(n.)

    Synonyms:
    menace, denunciation

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