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Verb: warn  worn
  1. 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"
  2. Advise 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
  3. Ask to go away
    "The old man warned the children off his property"
  4. Notify, usually in advance
    "I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions"

Sounds like: weir, war

Derived forms: warns, warned, warning

Type of: advise, counsel, enjoin, inform, order, rede [archaic], say, tell

Encyclopedia: Warn, Sarah