threaten

ˈθretn гл. грозить, угрожать (with - чем-л.) угрожать, грозить - to * revenge угрожать мщением - to * smb. with punishment, to * to punish smb. угрожать кому-л. наказанием - to * smb. with one's fist грозить кому-л. кулаком (into, out of) угрозами добиться чего-л. - to * smb. into (adopting) the project угрозами добиться от кого-л. одобрения плана грозить, грозиться - do you mean to * ? уж не вздумали ли вы угрожать мне? - the snake was hissing and *ing змея угрожающе шипела поддаваться угрозам - I don't * easly меня нелегко запугать, я не боюсь угроз;
угрозами от меня немногого добьешься грозить, быть угрозой;
представлять собою опасность - the species *ed with extinction виды, которым грозит (полное) исчезновение;
виды, которые находятся под угрозой (полного) исчезновения - a flood *ed the city городу угрожало наводнение - his "moods" *ed their peaceful life (постоянная) смена его настроений мешала спокойствию их жизни - a new war *ed нависла угроза /опасность/ новой войны предвещать (беду, опасность) - the clouds * rain тучи предвещают дождь - it *s to rain собирается /надвигается/ дождь - the river *ed us with new dangers река грозила нам новыми опасностями - the situation *s to become dangerous налицо угроза опасного развития ситуации;
ситуация грозит выйти из-под контроля - the candle *ed to go out свечка, казалось, вот-вот погаснет threaten грозить, угрожать (with - чем-л.) ;
to threaten punishment угрожать наказанием ~ угрожать threaten грозить, угрожать (with - чем-л.) ;
to threaten punishment угрожать наказанием

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Threaten — Threat en, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Threatened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Threatening}.] [OE. [thorn]retenen. See {Threat}, v. t.] 1. To utter threats against; to menace; to inspire with apprehension; to alarm, or attempt to alarm, as with the promise of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threaten — threaten, menace both mean to announce or forecast (as by word or look) an impending or probable infliction (as an evil or an injury). Threaten basically implies an attempt to dissuade or influence by promising punishment or the infliction of… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • threaten — [thret′ n] vt. [ME thretnen < OE threatnian] 1. a) to make threats against; express one s intention of hurting, punishing, etc. b) to express intention to inflict (punishment, reprisal, etc.) 2. a) to indicate the likely occurrence of… …   English World dictionary

  • Threaten — Threat en, v. i. To use threats, or menaces; also, to have a threatening appearance. [1913 Webster] Though the seas threaten, they are merciful. Shak. [1913 Webster] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • threaten — [v1] warn, pressure abuse, admonish, augur, blackmail, bluster, browbeat, bully, caution, comminate, cow, enforce, flex muscles*, forebode, forewarn, fulminate, growl, intimidate, look daggers*, make threat, menace, portend, presage, pressurize,… …   New thesaurus

  • threaten — I verb admonish, augur, be near at hand, blackmail, bode, browbeat, coerce, comminari, comminate, forebode, foreshadow, forewarn, frighten, fulminate, hector, intimidate, menace, portend, presage, terrorize, use threats II index bait (harass),… …   Law dictionary

  • threaten — O.E. þreatnian (see THREAT (Cf. threat)). Related: Threatened. Threatening in the sense of portending no good is recorded from 1520s …   Etymology dictionary

  • threaten — ► VERB 1) make or express a threat to (someone) or to do (something). 2) put at risk; endanger. 3) (of a situation or the weather) seem likely to produce (an unwelcome result). DERIVATIVES threatening adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • threaten */*/*/ — UK [ˈθret(ə)n] / US verb Word forms threaten : present tense I/you/we/they threaten he/she/it threatens present participle threatening past tense threatened past participle threatened 1) a) [transitive] to tell someone that you might or you will… …   English dictionary

  • threaten — threat|en [ θretn ] verb *** 1. ) transitive to tell someone that you might or you will cause them harm, especially in order to make them do something: He s been threatening me for months. threaten to do something: The terrorists are threatening… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • threaten — / Tretn/ verb 1 (T) to say that you will cause someone pain, unhappiness, or trouble if they do not do what you want: threaten to do sth: Every time they quarrel, Jan threatens to leave. | threaten sb with sth: We were threatened with the sack if …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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