Thesaurus > Related Words: threaten

  Words related to threaten

Related / Similar Words: endanger, jeopardize, jeopardise, menace, imperil, peril

 

Definition:
  • to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:"He threatened me when I tried to call the police";
  • to be a menacing indication of something:"The clouds threaten rain"; "Danger threatens";
  • pose a threat to; present a danger to; "The pollution is endangering the crops";

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    Hyponyms: offer

     

    Derivational Morphology: riskiness, peril, hazard, jeopardy, risk, menace, threat

     

     
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