(noun, verb)


1. something that is a source of danger

Similar word(s): threat

Definition categories: state, danger

2. a threat or the act of threatening

- he spoke with desperate menace

Definition categories: communication, threat


1. pose a threat to; present a danger to

Similar word(s): endanger, imperil, jeopardise, jeopardize, peril, threaten

Definition categories: stative, be, exist

2. express a threat either by an utterance or a gesture

- he menaced the bank manager with a stick

Definition categories: communication, evince, express, show

3. act in a threatening manner

Definition categories: body, act, behave, do

Sentences with menace as a verb:

- to menace a country with war