verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Examples from the Web for beware
But beware of voting based on the fears stoked by politicians for their own political gain -- on both sides.Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!|Gene Robinson|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And beware the perky morning anchors with their inane questions (Aretha Franklin).
But we should beware of the facile tradition of criticizing colleges, professors, and the young (or just mocking them).
Singh went on to say that Indian women should beware of adopting a western code of feminism.
However maddening this may be, we should beware of going the other way and making everything too plain.
The detective laughingly promised to beware of the sanguinary Mrs. Nelson, and the carpenter went his way.The Burglar's Fate And The Detectives|Allan Pinkerton
Let them beware “lest the same measure they mete be measured to them again!”Lectures on the Philosophy and Practice of Slavery|William A. Smith
We should beware of all new-comers, and far from treating them with kindness, we should chase them away.The Memoirs of a White Elephant|Judith Gautier
But, secondly, we must beware of disheartening ourselves by hastily concluding that in our case Christs grace has failed.
"Samuel, beware of elevator acquaintances," said Myra in her most solemn manner.Once a Week|Alan Alexander Milne
British Dictionary definitions for beware
Word Origin for beware
Word Origin and History for beware
c.1200, probably from a conflation of be ware (though the compound bewarian "defend" existed in Old English). See wary.