verb (used with or without object)
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Origin of threat
OTHER WORDS FROM threatcoun·ter·threat [koun-ter-thret], /ˈkaʊn tərˌθrɛt/, noun
Example sentences from the Web for threat
“The threat to elephants is greater than it’s ever been,” said Richard Leakey, a leading palaeoanthropologist and conservationist scholar.Can artificial intelligence give elephants a winning edge?|Walter Thompson|November 20, 2020|TechCrunch
We have to protect the progress we’ve made and the anti-vaccination movement is a threat to that progress.
She said police escorted her out of the building after the meeting and that she has received death threats.For three hours, an obscure county board in Michigan was at the center of U.S. politics|Kayla Ruble, Tom Hamburger, David Fahrenthold|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
QAnon you know has moved into more of a threat of violence in recent years.
For example, the group’s app includes an SOS button where a voter can record threats of violence.The race to get Georgia’s 23,000 17-year-olds registered to vote|Tanya Basu|November 15, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Thence marching southward, he threated Nisibis, which is said, to have been within a little of yielding itself.
"They have allus let us stay, even when they have threated us before now," whimpered a man.Blow The Man Down|Holman Day
An Irishman asked him if that was the way "he threated a fellow creathur?"
British Dictionary definitions for threat
Word Origin for threat
Idioms and Phrases with threat
see triple threat.