Threat

Threat
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Threat->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ threat
threat
menace
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ defiance
defiance
&c. 715
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ abuse
abuse
minacity
intimidation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ denunciation
denunciation
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ fulmination
fulmination
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ commination
commination
&c.(curse) 908
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ gathering clouds
gathering clouds
&c.(warning) 668
PARAG:Threat->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ threat
threat
threaten
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ menace
menace
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ snarl
snarl
growl
gnarl
mutter
bark
bully
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ defy
defy
&c. 715
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ intimidate
intimidate
&c. 860
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ keep in terrorem
keep in terrorem
hold up in terrorem
hold out in terrorem
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ shake the fist at
shake the fist at
double the fist at
clinch the fist at
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ thunder
thunder
talk big
fulminate
use big words
bluster
look daggers
PARAG:Threat->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ threatening
threatening
menacing
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ minatory
minatory
minacious
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ comminatory
comminatory
abusive
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in terrorem
in terrorem
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ ominous
ominous
&c.(predicting) 511
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ defiant
defiant
&c. 715
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ under the ban
under the ban
PARAG:Threat->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ vae victis
vae victis
=>!
at your peril
=>!
do your worst
=>!

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  • threat — W2S2 [θret] n [: Old English;] 1.) [U and C] a statement in which you tell someone that you will cause them harm or trouble if they do not do what you want ▪ Your threats don t scare me. threat of ▪ the threat of military invasion threat from ▪… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • threat — [ θret ] noun *** 1. ) count an occasion when someone says that they will cause you harm or problems, especially if you do not do what they tell you to do: threat of: After threats of legal action they stopped the construction. make/issue a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • threat — n: an expression of an intention to injure another: menace (1) criminal laws against making terroristic threat s Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • threat´en|er — threat|en «THEHT uhn», transitive verb. 1. to make a threat against; say what will be done to hurt or punish: »to threaten a person with imprisonment. The farmer threatened to shoot any dog that killed one of his sheep. 2. Figurative. to give… …   Useful english dictionary

  • threat|en — «THEHT uhn», transitive verb. 1. to make a threat against; say what will be done to hurt or punish: »to threaten a person with imprisonment. The farmer threatened to shoot any dog that killed one of his sheep. 2. Figurative. to give warning of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Threat — may refer to: *behaviour that emphasizes one s aggressive potential, see threat display *An act of coercion wherein a negative consequence is proposed to elicit response (in the case of an empty threat there is no real negative consequence).… …   Wikipedia

  • threat — threat·en; threat·en·er; threat·en·ing·ly; threat·ful; threat; threat·ful·ly; …   English syllables

  • Threat — Threat, v. t. & i. [OE. [thorn]reten, AS. [thorn]re[ a]tian. See {Threat}, n.] To threaten. [Obs. or Poetic] Shak. [1913 Webster] Of all his threating reck not a mite. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Our dreaded admiral from far they threat. Dryden.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threat — [thret] n. [ME threte < OE threat, a throng, painful pressure, akin to Ger (ver)driessen, to grieve, annoy < IE * treud , to push, press (prob. < base * ter , to rub) > L trudere, to THRUST] 1. an expression of intention to hurt,… …   English World dictionary

  • Threat — (thr[e^]t), n. [AS. [thorn]re[ a]t, akin to [=a][thorn]re[ o]tan to vex, G. verdriessen, OHG. irdriozan, Icel. [thorn]rj[=o]ta to fail, want, lack, Goth. us[thorn]riutan to vex, to trouble, Russ. trudite to impose a task, irritate, vex, L.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threat — O.E. þreat crowd, troop, also oppression, menace, related to þreotan to trouble, weary, from P.Gmc. *threutanan (Cf. Ger. verdrießen to vex ), from PIE *trud push, press (Cf. L. trudere to press, thrust, O.C.S. trudu oppression, M.Ir …   Etymology dictionary

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