Rhymes   Lyrics and poems   Near rhymes   Synonyms   [Definitions]   Similar sound   Related  

Definitions of threaten:

  • verb:   to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:"He threatened me when I tried to call the police"
  • verb:   to be a menacing indication of something:"The clouds threaten rain"
    Example: "Danger threatens"
  • verb:   pose a threat to; present a danger to

Related words...

Search for threaten at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster

See threaten used in context: 3 poetry verses, 11 Shakespeare works, 1 Bible passage, 14 definitions

Search for threaten:    [Definition]   Shakespeare   Encyclopedia  

Help  Forum  Feedback  Privacy  Android  iPhone/iPad 

Copyright © 2015 Datamuse