Synonyms of warning in English:



  • 1 the earthquake came without warning
    (advance) notice, forewarning, alert;
    hint, signal, sign, danger sign, alarm bells
    informal tip-off, heads-up, red flag
  • 2 a health warning
    caution, advisory, notification, information;
    exhortation, injunction;
  • 3 a warning of things to come
    omen, premonition, foreboding, prophecy, prediction, forecast, token, portent, signal, sign, danger sign
    literary foretoken
  • 4 his sentence is a warning to other drunk drivers
    example, deterrent, lesson, caution, exemplar, message, moral
  • 5 a written warning
    admonition, remonstrance, reprimand, censure, caution
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