Definition of threat:

part of speech: noun

A menace; an announcement of coming evil or danger.

part of speech: noun

Announcement of hostile or evil intentions; menace.

part of speech: verb

To threaten.

part of speech: noun

Declaration of an intention to inflict punishment or other evil upon another: menace.

Usage examples for threat:

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To try to persuade; to lead, or try to lead, into evil ways; entice; defy; as, to tempt fate or fortune. ...