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Definitions of alarm

  1. To call to arms for defense; to give notice to (any one) of approaching danger; to rouse to vigilance and action; to put on the alert. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To keep in excitement; to disturb. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To surprise with apprehension of danger; to fill with anxiety in regard to threatening evil; to excite with sudden fear. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To arouse to a sense of danger; strike with fear of danger. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. To call to arms: to give notice of danger: to fill with dread. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. To notify of danger; excite fear in. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. To strike with sudden fear; give alarm to; arouse. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. To rouse to vigilance and exertion in imminency of danger; to disturb with terror. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. To give a sign to warn of approaching danger; to surprise; to arouse to danger. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. a device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. a clock that wakes sleeper at preset time Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. A summons to arms, as on the approach of an enemy. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. Any sound or information intended to give notice of approaching danger; a warning sound to arouse attention; a warning of danger. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. A sudden attack; disturbance; broil. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. Sudden surprise with fear or terror excited by apprehension of danger; in the military use, commonly, sudden apprehension of being attacked by surprise. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. A mechanical contrivance for awaking persons from sleep, or rousing their attention; an alarum. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. A call to arms; a warning of danger; the fear of danger. Also, alarum. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  19. Notice of danger: sudden surprise with fear: a mechanical contrivance to arouse from sleep. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  20. A notice of danger; surprise with fear; machine to awaken a sleeper. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  21. Sudden fear arousing to defense or escape. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. A sound to apprize of danger or arouse from sleep; a mechanism, as of a clock, giving such signal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. Signal in warning of approaching danger; a summons to arms; sudden terror excited by apprehension of danger; contrivance for waking persons from sleep, or exciting attention. An appeal or challenge. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. An outery to announce danger; sudden surprise; terror. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for alarm

  1. She had given him a shock of alarm – His Family by Ernest Poole
  2. The danger of meeting the Count d'Aurillac, her supposed husband, did not alarm her. – Somewhere in France by Richard Harding Davis
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