简明英汉词典

threaten
[5Wretn]
vt.
恐吓, 威胁, 预示(危险), 似有发生或来临的可能, 可能来临

美国传统词典[双解]

threaten
threat.en
AHD:[thrμt“n]
D.J.[6Gretn]
K.K.[6GrWtn]
v.(动词)
threat.enedthreat.en.ingthreat.ens
v.tr.(及物动词)

(1)

To express a threat against.
威胁:对…表示恐吓

(2)

To be a source of danger to; menace.
威胁:作为危险的来源;威胁

(3)

To give signs or warning of; portend.
预示:给出征兆或警告;预示

(4)

To announce the possibility of in a threat.
扬言要:威胁地宣布可能会发生的事
v.intr.(不及物动词)

(1)

To express or use threats.
威胁:表示或使用威胁

(2)

To indicate danger or harm.
恐吓:显示危险或伤害

继承用法

threatener
n.(名词)

threateningly
adv.(副词)

参考词汇

(1)

threatenmenaceintimidate

(2)

These verbs mean to foretell or give signs of impending peril, evil, or injury.
这些动词指预先告知或给出即将到来的危险、灾祸或伤害的迹象。

(3)

Threaten most often refers to an indication of something disquieting or ominous, to appearance or action calculated or serving to deter, or to something that is a source of danger:
Threaten 常指不安或不祥的征兆,有计划地或特意阻碍的外表或行动, 或危险的来源:
“a crack that threatened to become a split” (Booth Tarkington).
“一条有裂开危险的缝” (布斯·塔金顿)。
“No future peace can be maintained if . . . armaments continue to be employed by nations which threaten, or may threaten, aggression outside of their frontiers” (Atlantic Charter).
“假如…各国继续使用武力威胁或可能威胁进攻疆界之外的武力话,和平就不会存在” (大西洋宪章)。
“The heretics were persecuted . . . because their beliefs threatened the vested interest of that day” (James Harvey Robinson).
“异教徒受到迫害…因为他们的信仰威胁到了当时既定的利益” (詹姆斯·哈维·罗伯逊)。

(4)

Menace frequently stresses a frightening or hostile intention, effect, or result:
Menace 经常强调吓唬人的敌意的意图、效果或结果:
“A new and formidable danger menaced the western frontier” (Macaulay). To intimidate is to threaten and fill with fear:
“一个新的可怕的危险威胁着西部边界” (麦考利)。Intimidate 指威胁且充满恐惧:
“an overall strategy by [the country's] leaders to reaffirm their revolutionary credentials in the eyes of the . . . world, to intimidate smaller countries in the region” (Elaine Sciolino).
“领导人的整体战略 重申他们放眼世界的…革命资格, 以恐吓该地区的小国” (爱兰·索林诺)

现代英汉词典

threaten
[5Wret(E)n]
vt., vi.

(1)

恫吓;威胁
His father threatened to beat the boy if he stole again.
男孩的父亲威胁说如果他再偷东西的话,就要揍他。
The owner threatened to chuck us out of the pub if we got drunk.
酒店老板威胁说,如果我们喝醉了就把我们赶出酒店去。
He threatened the council member with public exposure.
他威胁说要向公众揭发这个市议员。

(2)

预示…的恶兆;使有…的危险
The river of liquid rock threatened to surround him completely, but Tazieff managed to escape just in time.
这股岩浆威胁着要将他团团围住,但泰哲夫还是设法及时躲开了。

现代英汉综合大辞典

threaten
[5Wretn]
vt.

(1)

威胁; 恐吓, 胁迫

(2)

有...的预兆; 预示着...的危险
threaten him with death
用死威胁他
threaten to do sth.
威胁要做某事
The clouds threaten rain.
云预示有雨。

词性变化

threaten
[5Wretn]
vi.

(1)

威胁; 恫吓

(2)

象要发生; 快要来临
The day before attack, a rain-storm threatened.
在进行攻击的前一天, 看来要有一场暴雨。

继承用法

threatener
n.

threatening
[`WretEnIN]
adj.

threateningly
adv.

参考词汇
threaten     menace    
都含“威胁”、“恐吓”的意思。

(1)

threaten 指“扬言将以伤害或惩罚迫使某人去做(或不做)某事”, 如:
I was threatened with a beating if I didn't obey.
如果我不服从, 他扬言要打我。

(2)

menace强调“以态度或动作等表示将要迫害某人”, 如:
They menaced her with a whip.
他们用鞭子威胁她。

用法词典

threaten
threat+ -en

英文相关词典

threaten
admonish    advise    alert    browbeat    bulldoze    bully    caution    forebode    harass    intimidate    menace    terrorize    warn    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

threaten
威胁

美国传统词典

threaten
threat.en
AHD:[thrμt“n]
D.J.[6Gretn]
K.K.[6GrWtn]
v.
threat.ened, threat.en.ing, threat.ens
v.tr.

(1)

To express a threat against.

(2)

To be a source of danger to; menace.

(3)

To give signs or warning of; portend.

(4)

To announce the possibility of in a threat.
v.intr.

(1)

To express or use threats.

(2)

To indicate danger or harm.

继承用法

threatener
n.

threateningly
adv.

参考词汇

(1)

threaten, menace, intimidate

(2)

These verbs mean to foretell or give signs of impending peril, evil, or injury.

(3)

Threaten most often refers to an indication of something disquieting or ominous, to appearance or action calculated or serving to deter, or to something that is a source of danger:
“a crack that threatened to become a split” (Booth Tarkington).
“No future peace can be maintained if . . . armaments continue to be employed by nations which threaten, or may threaten, aggression outside of their frontiers” (Atlantic Charter).
“The heretics were persecuted . . . because their beliefs threatened the vested interest of that day” (James Harvey Robinson).

(4)

Menace frequently stresses a frightening or hostile intention, effect, or result:
“A new and formidable danger menaced the western frontier” (Macaulay). To intimidate is to threaten and fill with fear:
“an overall strategy by [the country's] leaders to reaffirm their revolutionary credentials in the eyes of the . . . world, to intimidate smaller countries in the region” (Elaine Sciolino).

英汉法学大词典

threaten
恫吓 ,要挟 ;v.恐吓 ,威吓

英汉化学大词典

threaten
vt.威胁,危险,恐吓

英汉经贸大词典

threaten
vt.威胁,危险,恐吓

英汉计算机大词典

threaten
vt.威胁(危险,恐吓

英汉建筑大词典

threaten
vt.有...的危险

英汉水利大词典

threaten
n.威胁,有...的危险迹象,可能发生

英汉中医大词典

threaten
n.威胁,恐吓,预示的凶兆

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