Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A condition of heightened alertness or preparedness, especially to guard against imminent danger.
  • noun A warning of or signal indicating imminent danger.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • interjection A warning that indicates an emergency situation.
  • interjection A state of readiness to deal with such emergency situation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the highest level of alert when an attack by the enemy seems imminent (or more generally a state of alert resulting from imminent danger)

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

    Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.