What does the word beware mean?

Usage examples for beware

  1. But 'twas of the White Man they shouted, " Beware! – The Voyages of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting
  2. Then beware in what quarrel you draw it- if I did. – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  3. " She contracted her disease working in his mill and living in one of his houses on the wages he paid her," said I, " I might remind you to beware of the Greeks when they come bearing gifts." – Slippy McGee, Sometimes Known as the Butterfly Man by Marie Conway Oemler