Definition of Alert in English :
Define Alert in English
Alert meaning in English
Meaning of Alert in English
Pronunciation of Alert in English
Alert pronunciation in English
Pronounce Alert in Englishsee synonyms of alert
1. alert, qui vive
condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
Example Sentences:'bombers were put on alert during the crisis'
an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
4. alarm, alert
warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness
Example Sentences:'The empty house alarmed him''We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries'
5. alert, watchful
engaged in or accustomed to close observation
Example Sentences:'caught by a couple of alert cops''alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came''constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty'
quick and energetic
Example Sentences:'a brisk walk in the park''a lively gait''a merry chase''traveling at a rattling rate''a snappy pace''a spanking breeze'
mentally perceptive and responsive
Example Sentences:'an alert mind''alert to the problems''alive to what is going on''awake to the dangers of her situation''was now awake to the reality of his predicament'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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