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Definitions of threat:
  • noun:   declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another
    Example: "His threat to kill me was quite explicit"
  • noun:   a warning that something unpleasant is imminent
    Example: "They were under threat of arrest"
  • noun:   something that is a source of danger
    Example: "Earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan"
  • noun:   a person who inspires fear or dread
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #29538)

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