Definition of Threaten


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

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Unscramble threaten

190 unscramble word found using the letters threaten.

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