Meaningn 1: something that is a source of danger; "earthquakes are a
constant threat in Japan" [syn: menace]
2: a warning that something unpleasant is imminent; "they were
under threat of arrest"
3: declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict
harm on another; "his threat to kill me was quite
4: a person who inspires fear or dread; "he was the terror of
the neighborhood" [syn: terror, scourge]