Translation of "alarm" - English-Korean dictionary


noun uk /əˈlɑːm/ us /əˈlɑrm/

B1 a loud noise that tells you there is danger

a fire alarm

B1 a clock that makes a noise to wake you

The alarm went off at 5.30.

[ no plural ] a sudden feeling of fear that something bad might happen

There’s no need for alarm – we’re completely safe.
raise the alarm

to warn someone of a dangerous situation

경보를 울리다
Her parents raised the alarm when she failed to return home.
verb uk /əˈlɑːm/ us /əˈlɑrm/

to worry someone

걱정시키다, 불안하게 만들다
I didn’t want to alarm him by saying that she was sick.

(Translation of “alarm” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)