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Synonyms for alertəˈlɜrt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. alert, qui vive(noun)

    condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action

    "bombers were put on alert during the crisis"

    Synonyms:
    alarm, warning signal, alarum, alerting, qui vive, alert

    Antonyms:
    unalert, unvigilant, incognizant, lethargic, unenrgetic, unwatchful, unaware

  2. alert, alerting(noun)

    a warning serves to make you more alert to danger

    Synonyms:
    alarm, warning signal, alarum, alerting, qui vive, alert, alertness

    Antonyms:
    unenrgetic, unalert, unwatchful, incognizant, unaware, unvigilant, lethargic

  3. alarm, alert, warning signal, alarum(adj)

    an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger

    Synonyms:
    warning device, alarum, warning signal, consternation, alarm clock, alarm, qui vive, alert, alarm system, alerting, dismay

    Antonyms:
    unenrgetic, incognizant, unwatchful, lethargic, unalert, unvigilant, unaware

  4. alert, watchful(adj)

    engaged in or accustomed to close observation

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    alive(p), sleepless, spanking, insomniac, alert, zippy, awake(p), brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, watchful

    Antonyms:
    unvigilant, unaware, unenrgetic, unwatchful, unalert, lethargic, incognizant

  5. alert, brisk, lively, merry, rattling, snappy, spanking, zippy(adj)

    quick and energetic

    "a brisk walk in the park"; "a lively gait"; "a merry chase"; "traveling at a rattling rate"; "a snappy pace"; "a spanking breeze"

    Synonyms:
    jovial, natty, marvelous, festive, rattling(a), brisk, wondrous, nipping, peppy, spruce, resilient, mirthful, jocund, frosty, festal, tremendous, grand, marvellous, snappy, live, racy, bouncing, watchful, lively, bouncy, wonderful, dapper, jolly, gay, spanking, springy, alive(p), tonic, fresh, awake(p), nippy, raffish, jaunty, fantastic, alert, merry, terrific, spiffy, rakish, rattling, snappish, howling(a), refreshful, dashing, spirited, full of life, bracing, crisp, whipping, refreshing, zippy, vital

    Antonyms:
    unaware, unvigilant, incognizant, lethargic, unenrgetic, unalert, unwatchful

  6. alert, alive(p), awake(p)(verb)

    mentally perceptive and responsive;"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"

    Antonyms:
    lethargic, unaware, incognizant, unalert, unvigilant, unwatchful, unenrgetic

  7. alarm, alert(verb)

    warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness

    "The empty house alarmed him"; "We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries"

    Synonyms:
    alarm, dismay, appall, appal, horrify, alert

    Antonyms:
    lethargic, unenrgetic, unalert, unaware, unvigilant, incognizant, unwatchful

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. alert

    Alert, ready, and wide-awake refer to a watchful promptness for action. Ready suggests thoughtful preparation; the wandering Indian is alert, the trained soldier is ready. Ready expresses more life and vigor than prepared. The gun is prepared; the man is ready. Prompt expresses readiness for appointment or demand at the required moment. The good general is ready for emergencies, alert to perceive opportunity or peril, prompt to seize occasion. The sense of brisk, nimble is the secondary and now less common signification of alert. Compare ACTIVE; ALIVE; NIMBLE; VIGILANT.

    Synonyms:
    active, brisk, hustling, lively, nimble, on the watch, prepared, prompt, ready, vigilant, watchful, wide-awake

    Antonyms:
    drowsy, dull, heavy, inactive, slow, sluggish, stupid

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. alert(a.)

    Synonyms:
    watchful, vigilant, circumspect, wary, heedful, on the alert, on one's guard, on the watch, on the lookout

  2. alert(a.)

    Synonyms:
    active, brisk, nimble, agile, smart, lively, sprightly, spirited, supple, quick, spry, ready, prompt

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. ALERT

    Synonyms:
    Cardiology Assessment of Lescol® (fluvastatin) in Renal Transplantation Neurology Adjunctive Lamictal in Epilepsy: Response to Treatment


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