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warn

 
 
pronunciation:
worn
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: warns, warning, warned
definition 1: to tell of a possible danger.
They warned us about the snowstorm.
synonyms:
caution
definition 2: to advise about some action because something bad could happen.
He warned the children not to play with matches.
similar words:
advise, caution, urge
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Homophone Note
The words warn and worn sound alike but have different meanings.