3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Threat \Threat\, verb (used with an object) & i. [OE. [thorn]reten, AS. [thorn]re['a]tian. See {Threat}, noun] To threaten. [Obs. or Poetic] --Shak.

Of all his threating reck not a mite. --Chaucer.

Our dreaded admiral from far they threat. --Dryden.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Threat \Threat\ (thr[e^]t), noun [AS. [thorn]re['a]t, akin to [=a][thorn]re['o]tan to vex, G. verdriessen, OHG. irdriozan, Icel. [thorn]rj[=o]ta to fail, want, lack, Goth. us[thorn]riutan to vex, to trouble, Russ. trudite to impose a task, irritate, vex, L. trudere to push. Cf. {Abstruse}, {Intrude}, {Obstrude}, {Protrude}.] The expression of an intention to inflict evil or injury on another; the declaration of an evil, loss, or pain to come; menace; threatening; denunciation.

There is no terror, Cassius, in your threats. --Shak.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: something that is a source of danger; "earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan" [syn: {menace}, {threat}]

2: a warning that something unpleasant is imminent; "they were under threat of arrest"

3: declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another; "his threat to kill me was quite explicit"

4: a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of the neighborhood" [syn: {terror}, {scourge}, {threat}]

1. Caduceus  2. Golden Key  3. Scales of Justice (Or maybe, 1. HEALTH 2. SECURITY 3. JUSTICE?)


This URL is being reserved for all of us who have a desire to promote electronic democracy, science, creativity, imagination, reason, critical thinking, peace, race and gender equality, civil rights, equal access to education, personal liberty, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, animal rights, compassionate and nonviolent parenting, social and economic justice, open and transparent government that respects the privacy of all citizens in all cases with the exception of when an individually specific search warrant is issued by a judge who is not a part of a secret court, global monetary reform, secularism, cognitive liberty and a permanent cessation of the War on Drugs.

query failed: Line #:6005 QUERY="INSERT INTO botlog(date,word,agent,engine,thishost) values (date(now()),'threats','CCBot/2.0 (',engine,'')"