alert signal


alert signal
warning sign, cautionary sign

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • alert — [adj] attentive, lively active, all ears*, bright, cagey*, careful, circumspect, clever, fast on the draw*, good hands*, heads up*, heedful, hip, intelligent, jazzed*, observant, on guard*, on one’s toes*, on the ball*, on the job*, on the… …   New thesaurus

  • alert — [ə lʉrt′] adj. [Fr alerte, earlier à l erte < It all erta, on the watch < alla, at the + erta, a lookout, high (point) < VL * ergere, for L erigere, to ERECT] 1. watchful and ready, as in facing danger 2. quick in thought or action;… …   English World dictionary

  • signal — [adj] extraordinary, outstanding arresting, arrestive, characteristic, conspicuous, distinctive, distinguished, eminent, exceptional, eye catching, famous, illustrious, individual, marked, memorable, momentous, notable, noteworthy, noticeable,… …   New thesaurus

  • signal — n *sign Analogous words: *alarm, tocsin, alert: *gesture, gesticulation: *motion, movement: *device, contrivance, contraption signal adj salient, striking, arresting, outstand …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • alert — 1. adjective 1) police have asked neighbors to stay alert Syn: vigilant, watchful, attentive, observant, wide awake, circumspect; on the lookout, on one s guard, on one s toes, on the qui vive; informal heads up, keeping one s eyes open/peeled,… …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • alert — Synonyms and related words: Klaxon, Mayday, SOS, active, admonish, advertent, advise, agile, agog, air raid alarm, alarm, alarm bell, alarm clock, alarm signal, alarum, alert for, alive, all clear, all ears, all eyes, animated, apt, arouse,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • alert — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. watchful, on guard, wary; quick, ready. See care, activity. v. See warning.Ant., inattentive, unaware. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Watchful] Syn. wary, on guard, wide awake; see observant 2 . 2.… …   English dictionary for students

  • signal — Synonyms and related words: ALGOL, COBOL, CRT spot, DM display, Doppler signal, EDP, FORTRAN, IF signal, IM display, RF echoes, Roman candle, Teletype, Wirephoto, aid to navigation, alarm, alert, alphabetic data, alphanumeric code, amber light,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • alert — 1. adjective 1) an alert sentry Syn: vigilant, watchful, attentive, observant, wide awake, on the lookout, on one s guard/toes; informal keeping one s eyes open/peeled 2) mentally alert Syn: quick witted, sharp …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • alert — I. adjective Etymology: Italian all erta, on the watch, literally, on the height Date: 1618 1. a. watchful and prompt to meet danger or emergency b. quick to perceive and act 2. active, brisk Synonyms: see watchful, intelligent • alertly …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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