"menace" Definition

  1. n. The show of an intention to inflict evil; a threat or threatening; indication of a probable evil or catastrophe to come.
  2. n. 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. n. To threaten, as an evil to be inflicted.
  4. v. i. To act in threatening manner; to wear a threatening aspect.

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Position in dictionary: 61049 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., v. i.,
Words that start with "menace": 3
Words that end with "menace": 1
Words that contain "menace": 3
Next words in dictionary: menaced, menacer, menacing, menacingly, menage, menagerie, menagogue, menaia, menaion, menald
Previous words in dictionary: menaccanite, men-pleaser, men-of-war, men, memphian, memory, memorizing, memorized, memorize, memoriter

English Dictionary Definition of menace

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