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Definition of "warning" []

  • An intimation, threat, or sign of impending danger or evil. (noun)
  • Advice to beware. (noun)
  • Counsel to desist from a specified undesirable course of action. (noun)
  • A cautionary or deterrent example. (noun)
  • Something, such as a signal, that warns. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "warning" in a sentence
  • "ARM: Fix warning: #warning syscall migrate_pages not implemented"
  • ""Without putting this issue to rest, and with the label warning as it currently reads, we believe payers in the U.S. will have ammunition to disadvantage Brilinta, especially knowing that U.S. generic Plavix will launch in May 2012," Anderson said yesterday in a note to investors."
  • "In 2000, Congress enacted legislation eliminating the label warning."