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Definition of Menace


  1. The show of an intention to inflict evil; a threat or threatening; indication of a probable evil or catastrophe to come.
  2. To express or show an intention to inflict, or to hold out a prospect of inflicting, evil or injury upon; to threaten; -- usually followed by with before the harm threatened; as, to menace a country with war.
  3. To threaten, as an evil to be inflicted.
  4. To act in threatening manner; to wear a threatening aspect.
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Menace Translations

menace in Afrikaans is bedreiging, bedreig, dreigement
menace in Danish is true, trussel
menace in Dutch is bedreigen, dreigen
menace in Finnish is uhata
menace in French is menacer
menace in German is drohen, androhen, bedrohen
menace in Latin is eminor, impendeo
menace in Spanish is amenaza
menace in Swedish is pest, hotelse, hot