Translation of "threat" - English-German dictionary


noun /θret/

a warning that one is going to hurt or punish someone

die Drohung
He will certainly carry out his threat to harm you.

a sign of something dangerous or unpleasant which may be, or is, about to happen

die Gefahr
There’s a threat of rain this afternoon.

a source of danger

die Bedrohung
His presence is a threat to our plan/success.
threaten verb

to make or be a threat (to)

She threatened to kill herself
He threatened me with violence / with a gun
A storm is threatening.

(Translation of “threat” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)