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Definition of Warn


  1. To refuse.
  2. To make ware or aware; to give previous information to; to give notice to; to notify; to admonish; hence, to notify or summon by authority; as, to warn a town meeting; to warn a tenant to quit a house.
  3. To give notice to, of approaching or probable danger or evil; to caution against anything that may prove injurious.
  4. To ward off.

Warn Quotations

I would warn you that I do not attribute to nature either beauty or deformity, order or confusion. Only in relation to our imagination can things be called beautiful or ugly, well-ordered or confused.
Baruch Spinoza

I guess I should warn you, if I turn out to be particularly clear, you've probably misunderstood what I've said.
Alan Greenspan

Support the strong, give courage to the timid, remind the indifferent, and warn the opposed.
Whitney M. Young

He who thinks and thinks for himself, will always have a claim to thanks; it is no matter whether it be right or wrong, so as it be explicit. If it is right, it will serve as a guide to direct; if wrong, as a beacon to warn.
Jeremy Bentham

I warn you not to be ordinary, I warn you not to be young, I warn you not to fall ill, and I warn you not to grow old.
Neil Kinnock
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Warn Translations

warn in Afrikaans is waarsku
warn in Danish is advare
warn in Dutch is waarschuwen
warn in Finnish is varoittaa
warn in French is avertir, avertissons, avertis, avertissez
warn in German is warnen
warn in Italian is dissuadere
warn in Latin is praecipio, precipio
warn in Portuguese is advirta
warn in Spanish is apremiar, desaconsejar
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