Translation of "warn" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /wɔːn/ us /wɔrn/

B1 to tell someone that something bad may happen in the future

avisar, advertir
I warned you that it would be cold.

(Translation of “warn” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /woːn/

to tell (a person) in advance (about a danger etc)

advertir, avisar, prevenir
Black clouds warned us of the approaching storm
They warned her that she would be ill if she didn’t rest.

to advise (someone against doing something)

avisar (de)
I was warned about/against speeding by the policeman
They warned him not to be late.
warning noun

an event, or something said or done, that warns

advertencia, aviso
He gave her a warning against driving too fast
His heart attack will be a warning to him not to work so hard.

advance notice or advance signs

The earthquake came without warning.
warningly adverb

con (mirada de) advertencia/amonestación, en señal de advertencia
“Don’t do that again” she said warningly.

(Translation of “warn” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)