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We found 31 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word threaten:
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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. threaten: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. threaten: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. threaten: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. threaten: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. threaten: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. threaten: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Threaten, threaten: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. threaten: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. threaten: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. threaten: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. threaten: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. threaten: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. threaten: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. threaten: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. threaten: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. Threaten: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. threaten: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  18. threaten: Rhymezone [home, info]
  19. threaten: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  20. threaten: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  21. threaten: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  22. threaten: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  23. threaten: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  24. threaten: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  25. threaten: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  26. threaten: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. threaten: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Threaten: Brilliant Dream Dictionary [home, info]
  2. threaten: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (threaten)

verb:  to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:"He threatened me when I tried to call the police"
verb:  to be a menacing indication of something:"The clouds threaten rain" ("Danger threatens")
verb:  pose a threat to; present a danger to

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Phrases that include threaten:   dont threaten me with a good time

Words similar to threaten:   endanger, imperil, jeopardize, menace, peril, threatened, threatener, threatening, threateningly, more...

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