Synonyms of menace in English:

menace


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noun

1‘an atmosphere full of menace’

SYNONYMS
threat, ominousness, intimidation, warning, ill-omen
rare commination

2‘it's a menace to British society’

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danger, peril, risk, hazard, threat
jeopardy, source of apprehension, source of dread, source of fear, source of fright, source of terror

3‘the child next door is a menace’

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nuisance, pest, source of annoyance, annoyance, plague, torment, troublemaker, mischief-maker, a thorn in someone's flesh, a thorn in someone's side

verb

1‘serious bush fires menaced the suburbs of Sydney’

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threaten, be a danger to, put at risk, jeopardize, imperil, loom over

2‘she menaced me with a fire extinguisher’

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bully, intimidate, issue threats to, threaten, frighten, scare, alarm, terrify
browbeat, cow, terrorize