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Threaten (IPA: /ˈθɹɛtən/)

Threaten (v. t.)

To utter threats against; to menace; to inspire with apprehension; to alarm, or attempt to alarm, as with the promise of something evil or disagreeable; to warn.

Threaten (v. t.)

To exhibit the appearance of (something evil or unpleasant) as approaching; to indicate as impending; to announce the conditional infliction of; as, to threaten war; to threaten death.

Threaten (v. i.)

To use threats, or menaces; also, to have a threatening appearance.

Threaten Synonyms

Imperil, Jeopardise, Jeopardize, Endanger, Menace, Peril

Threaten Rhymes

Baeten, Benten, Betten, Betton, Breton, Bretton, Jetton, Netan, Retton, Sletten, Sweatin', Threaten

Kveton, Tibetan, Vanetten


Spanish Translation

Threaten in Spanish is Amenazar

Tagalog Translation

Threaten in Tagalog is Manakot

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Alien Monsters Threaten to Destroy Mankind!" - Godzilla vs. Gigan

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Although September 11 was horrible, it didn't threaten the survival of the human race, like nuclear weapons do." - Stephen Hawking

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An eye like Mars, to threaten and command." - Eyes

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Before I be convict by course of law, To threaten me with death is most unlawful." - Law

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If you threaten my lord again..." - Last words in Game of Thrones media

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