alert

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French alerte ‎(alert), from the phrase à l'erte ‎(on the watch), from Italian all'erta ‎(to the height), from erta ‎(lookout, tower).

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alert ‎(comparative more alert, superlative most alert)

  1. Attentive; awake; on guard.
  2. (obsolete) Brisk; nimble; moving with celerity.
    • Addison
      an alert young fellow

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Noun[edit]

alert ‎(plural alerts)

  1. An alarm.
  2. A notification of higher importance than an advisory.

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Verb[edit]

alert ‎(third-person singular simple present alerts, present participle alerting, simple past and past participle alerted)

  1. To give warning to.

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alert ‎(comparative alerter, superlative alertst)

  1. alert

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Inflection of alert
uninflected alert
inflected alerte
comparative alerter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial alert alerter het alertst
het alertste
indefinite m./f. sing. alerte alertere alertste
n. sing. alert alerter alertste
plural alerte alertere alertste
definite alerte alertere alertste
partitive alerts alerters

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