Threaten definition

Threaten means to tell someone that you will hurt them or cause problems if they do not do what you want.
Threaten means any of the following:

Examples of Threaten in a sentence

The SCHIP upper income eligibility standards are taken from Table 1 in Beneath the Surface: Barriers Threaten to Slow Progress on Expanding Health Coverage of Families and Children, by Donna Ross and Laura Cox, The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Oct.

The SCHIP upper income eligibility standards are taken from Table 1 in Beneath theSurface:Barriers Threaten to Slow Progress on Expanding Health Coverage of Families and Children, by Donna Ross and Laura Cox, The Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured, Oct.

See also Shane Bilsborough, “China’s Emerging C4ISR Revolution,” The Diplomat (http://thediplomat.com), August 13, 2013; Andrew Tate, “China Launches Latest of Military, ‘Experimental’ Satellites,” Jane’s Defence Weekly (http://www.janes.com), September 28, 2014; William Lowther, “Chinese Spy Satellites ‘Might Threaten Navy,’” Taipei Times (www.taipeitimes.com), October 2, 2014.

Threaten to not perform repairs and maintenance required by contract, custom, or law, or threaten to do so.

For an overview of such risks from data use, see Pam Dixon and Robert Gellman ‘The Scoring of America: How Secret Consumer Scores Threaten Your Privacy and Your Future’ ( World Privacy Forum, 2014)<http://www.worldprivacyforum.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/WPF_Scoring_of_America_April2014_ fs.pdf> accessed 8 April 2019.


More Definitions of Threaten

Threaten means to express one’s intention to (a) physically harm or kill another person, or (b) to take hostile action against another person or their property in retribution for something done or not done.
Threaten means to give sign or warning of danger.
Threaten means an un-muzzled animal, whether or not in the presence of its owner, leashed or unleashed, that approaches any person or any other animal in a vicious, terrorizing or attacking manner;
Threaten means to make 2 or more statements or to engage in a course of conduct that would cause a reasonable person to believe that the individual is likely to act in accordance with the statements or the course of conduct. Threaten does not include constitutionally protected speech or any generalized statement regarding a lawful pregnancy option.
Threaten means to create the possibility or risk of harm, or jeopardize an individual’s safety or mental or physical well-being.
Threaten means to communicate to any other person, either verbally, by overt act, or in any writing, information or statements that you will cause harm to or create some kind of negative consequence.