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Meaning of FOREWARN

Pronunciation:  fowr'worn

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  warn in advance or beforehand; give an early warning; "I forewarned him of the trouble that would arise if he showed up at his ex-wife's house"

FOREWARN is a 8 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: previse
 See Also: warn



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fore*warn"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Forewarned}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Forewarning}.]
To warn beforehand; to give previous warning, admonition,
information, or notice to; to caution in advance.

      We were forewarned of your coming.       --Shak.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: apprehend, bode, caution, croak, forebode, give advance notice, have a premonition, have a presentiment, look black, lower, menace, portend, preapprehend, precaution, premonish, prenotify, prewarn, tell in advance, threaten, warn