Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun warning

3 senses of warning

Sense 1
warning -- (a message informing of danger; "a warning that still more bombs could explode")
       => informing, making known -- (a speech act that conveys information)

Sense 2
admonition, monition, warning, word of advice -- (cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness); "a letter of admonition about the dangers of immorality"; "the warning was to beware of surprises"; "his final word of advice was not to play with matches")
       => advice -- (a proposal for an appropriate course of action)

Sense 3
warning -- (notification of something, usually in advance; "they gave little warning of their arrival"; "she had only had four days' warning before leaving Berlin")
       => telling, apprisal, notification -- (informing by words)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb warn

4 senses of warn

Sense 1
warn -- (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")
       => inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")

Sense 2
warn, discourage, admonish, monish -- (admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior; "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet")
       => rede, advise, counsel -- (give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud")

Sense 3
warn -- (ask to go away; "The old man warned the children off his property")
       => order, tell, enjoin, say -- (give instructions to or direct somebody to do something with authority; "I said to him to go home"; "She ordered him to do the shopping"; "The mother told the child to get dressed")

Sense 4
warn -- (notify, usually in advance; "I warned you that I would ask some difficult questions")
       => inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")

Antonyms of adj warning

1 sense of warning

Sense 1
admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning (prenominal) -- (serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence")

INDIRECT (VIA dissuasive) -> persuasive -- (intended or having the power to induce action or belief; "persuasive eloquence"; "a most persuasive speaker"; "a persuasive argument")

Similarity of adj warning

1 sense of warning

Sense 1
admonitory, cautionary, exemplary, monitory, warning (prenominal) -- (serving to warn; "shook a monitory finger at him"; "an exemplary jail sentence")
       => dissuasive (vs. persuasive) -- (deterring from action; "dissuasive advice"; "made a slight dissuasive gesture with her hand")

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