- to be a menacing indication of something:
"The clouds threaten rain"
- Did Tom threaten you?
- You can't threaten me.
- Did you threaten Tom?
- Don't threaten me.
- Do not threaten me.
- Where did you threaten them?
- Misfortune and misery threaten you.
- Solar energy does not threaten the environment.
- Coup d'états can threaten the politics.
- Do not threaten me, I will stay say nothing.
- There are dangers that threaten both men and women.
- It will threaten the prosperity of the town.
- Legal changes threaten online sales in digital commerce.
- Thus, they cannot be detected by other animals that threaten them.
- Individual capitalists behave in such a way as to threaten the conditions that permit the reproduction of the capitalist class.