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Detailed Translations for threaten from English to Spanish


to threaten verb (threatens, threatened, threatening)

  1. to threaten (menace)
  2. to threaten

Conjugations for threaten:

  1. threaten
  2. threaten
  3. threatens
  4. threaten
  5. threaten
  6. threaten
simple past
  1. threatened
  2. threatened
  3. threatened
  4. threatened
  5. threatened
  6. threatened
present perfect
  1. have threatened
  2. have threatened
  3. has threatened
  4. have threatened
  5. have threatened
  6. have threatened
past continuous
  1. was threatening
  2. were threatening
  3. was threatening
  4. were threatening
  5. were threatening
  6. were threatening
  1. shall threaten
  2. will threaten
  3. will threaten
  4. shall threaten
  5. will threaten
  6. will threaten
continuous present
  1. am threatening
  2. are threatening
  3. is threatening
  4. are threatening
  5. are threatening
  6. are threatening
  1. be threatened
  2. be threatened
  3. be threatened
  4. be threatened
  5. be threatened
  6. be threatened
  1. threaten!
  2. let's threaten!
  3. threatened
  4. threatening
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for threaten:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
amenazar menace; threaten
asustar menace; threaten deter; frighten; jolt; scare; shake; startle; startle someone; tremble
dar miedo menace; threaten
dar un susto menace; threaten frighten; jolt; shake; startle; tremble
espantar menace; threaten deter; frighten; make frightened; scare
intimidar menace; threaten badger; browbeat; bully; bullyrag; embarrass; frighten; intimidate; overawe; startle; terrorise; terrorize
meter miedo menace; threaten frighten; make frightened; scare
poner en peligro menace; threaten
- endanger; imperil; jeopardise; jeopardize; menace; peril

Related Words for "threaten":

Synonyms for "threaten":

Related Definitions for "threaten":

  1. to utter intentions of injury or punishment against:1
    • He threatened me when I tried to call the police1
  2. to be a menacing indication of something:1
    • The clouds threaten rain1
    • Danger threatens1
  3. pose a threat to; present a danger to1

Wiktionary Translations for threaten:

  1. to make a threat against someone; to use threats
  2. to menace, or be dangerous
  3. to portend, or give a warning

Cross Translation:
threaten amagar; amenazar dreigen — een bestraffende handeling in het vooruitzicht stellen
threaten conminar; amenazar bedreigen — iemand met een mogelijk gevaar confronteren
threaten amenazar menacer — Faire des menaces.


threat [the ~] noun

  1. the threat (menace)
    la amenaza
  2. the threat
    la amenaza; el riesgo; el peligro; la inminencia; el amago
  3. the threat
    – A possible entry point to an asset that could be used by an adversary to adversely affect that asset. 2
    la amenaza

Translation Matrix for threat:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
amago threat
amenaza menace; threat danger; trouble
inminencia threat
peligro threat danger; insecurity; perilousness; precariousness; trouble
riesgo threat risk
- menace; scourge; terror

Related Words for "threat":

Synonyms for "threat":

Related Definitions for "threat":

  1. declaration of an intention or a determination to inflict harm on another1
    • his threat to kill me was quite explicit1
  2. a warning that something unpleasant is imminent1
    • they were under threat of arrest1
  3. a person who inspires fear or dread1
  4. something that is a source of danger1
    • earthquakes are a constant threat in Japan1
  5. A possible entry point to an asset that could be used by an adversary to adversely affect that asset.2

Wiktionary Translations for threat:

  1. expression of intent to injure or punish another
  2. indication of imminent danger
  3. person regarded as a danger

Cross Translation:
threat amenaza Bedrohung — das Bedrohen; das Bedrohtwerden
threat amenaza; conminación menace — Parole ou geste pour marquer sa colère, son ressentiment et pour faire craindre le mal qu’on prépare.