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Synonyms for threat
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. threat(noun)

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

    "his threat to kill me was quite explicit"

    Synonyms:
    material, framework, theoretical account, fabric, textile, cloth, model

  2. threat(noun)

    a warning that something unpleasant is imminent

    "they were under threat of arrest"

  3. terror, scourge, threat(noun)

    a person who inspires fear or dread

    "he was the terror of the neighborhood"

    Synonyms:
    deliverer, delivery boy, savior, deliveryman, the Nazarene, saviour, messiah, rescuer

  4. menace, threat(noun)

    something that is a source of danger

    "earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan"

    Synonyms:
    postmature infant

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. threat(n)

    Synonyms:
    menace, threatening, commination, fulmination, intimidation

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How to use threat in a sentence?

  1. Matt Sena:

    A lot of that is going to depend on where the surface low moves and how far north the warm front gets, the primary threat is going to be damaging winds. There will be some threat for hail. There is enough shear, so we can't rule out the possibility of tornadoes, but the primary threat will be damaging winds.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I don't see Joe Biden as a threat. No, I don't see him as a threat. I think he is only a threat to himself, he's been there a long time. His record's not good. He'd have to run on the Obama failed record.

  3. Andrew Gracie:

    These still matter. But cyber changes the game. Cyber is a dynamic, intelligent and adaptive threat. In the cyber arms race, costs are stacked in favour of the attacker, not the defender.

  4. Jeremy Farrar:

    Although Congo Ebola outbreak does not at this time pose a global health threat, I want to emphasise that for the affected families and communities, Congo Ebola outbreak is very much Congo Ebola outbreak, we also need the international community to step up Congo Ebola outbreak financial commitment to ending Congo Ebola outbreak.

  5. Neal Pilson:

    If you're cancelling in Tokyo because the epidemic is still a major threat, it's not going to be any less of a threat in London or Los Angeles.

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