give fair warning
index caution, forewarn, notice (give formal warning)

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • warning — noun 1 (C, U) something, especially a statement, that tells you that something bad, annoying, or dangerous might happen: the government health warning on packs of cigarettes | warning against: The police issued a warning against speeding. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • give notice — Synonyms and related words: acquaint, admonish, advertise, advertise of, advise, affirm, alert, announce, annunciate, apprise, brief, bring word, caution, communicate, cry havoc, declare, declare roundly, disclose, enlighten, enunciate,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • warning — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dire, grim, ominous, stark (esp. BrE), stern, strong ▪ There were dire warnings about the dangers of watching too much TV. ▪ repeated …   Collocations dictionary

  • fair — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ annual ▪ antiques, art, book, craft, horse (BrE), school (esp. AmE), steam (BrE) …   Collocations dictionary

  • Miranda warning — The Miranda warning (also referred to as Miranda rights) is a warning that is required to be given by police in the United States to criminal suspects in police custody (or in a custodial interrogation) before they are interrogated to inform them …   Wikipedia

  • notice — no·tice 1 n 1 a: a notification or communication of a fact, claim, demand, or proceeding see also process, service ◇ The requirements of when, how, and what notice must be given to a person are often prescribed by a statute, rule, or contract. b …   Law dictionary

  • caution — I (vigilance) noun attention, attentiveness, care, carefulness, cautio, circumspection, concern, conscientiousness, consideration, cura, diligence, exactitude, exactness, forethought, guardedness, heed, needfulness, meticulousness, mindfulness,… …   Law dictionary

  • 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

  • forewarn — I verb admonish beforehand, advise, advise against, advise beforehand, alarm, alert, alert to danger, augur, caution, caution against danger, caution beforehand, caution in advance, counsel, deter, discourage, dissuade, exhort, expostulate,… …   Law dictionary

  • warn — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. forewarn, caution, give notice, put on guard, give (fair) warning, signal, advise, alert, inform, apprise, notify, remind, forearm, prepare for the worst, offer a word of caution, admonish, counsel, exhort, enjoin, reprove …   English dictionary for students


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