Verb: warn worn
- Notify of danger, potential harm, or risk
"The director warned him that he might be fired"; "The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking"
- Admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behaviour
"I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet";
- discourage, admonish
- Ask to go away
"The old man warned the children off his property"
- Notify, usually in advance
"I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions"
Sounds like: weir, war
Derived forms: warning, warns, warned
Type of: advise, counsel, enjoin, inform, order, rede [archaic], say, tell