Pronunciation of Alert
/ɐlˈɜːt/, /ɐlˈɜːt/, /ɐ_l_ˈɜː_t/
Antonyms for alert:
Synonyms for alert:
focused, early warning, code red, attention span, alarm bell, portent, portend, fixedly, intensity, lucid, spotlight, thinking, staked out, warn away, center stage, warn off, attention, wake-up call, eagle eye, false alarm, awaken to, Compos-mentis, immersion, prepare, center, well-adjusted.
on the job
Immersed, interested, attentive, careful, observing, rapt, mindful, sedulous, engrossed, Considering, observant, enraptured, responsible, regardful, cautious, absorbed, Hearkening, vigilant, heedful, sharp, concerned, intent, Concentrating, watchful, diligent, fascinated, Scrutinizing, entranced.
attentive, lively (adjective)
meticulous, heedful, exacting, strict, diligent, mindful, fastidious, ready, responsible, sharp-eyed, thoughtful, observant, thorough, particular, precise, watching, scrupulous, regardful, guarded, fussy, finical, watchful, prepared, conscientious, cautious, prudent, attentive, open-eyed, provident, careful, vigilant.
Sense 2 (noun)
code red, early warning, red alert.
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
argus-eyed, open-eyed, conscious, qui vive, wakeful, sleepless, on-the-job, perked up, alerting, heads-up, on the alert, fly, perked, alarum, alarm, lidless, watchful, wide-awake, vigilant, intelligent, aware, perched, alive, warning signal.
designation, pointer, guidepost, badge, insignia, lighthouse, gesticulation, denotation, marker, signpost, symbol, crest, notation, logotype, key, figuration, indication, token, logo, sign, banner, legend, icon, emblem, hint.
tag, mark, betoken, brand, note, notify, motion, point out, flag, wink, nod, gesticulate, point, nudge, cue, beckon, symbolize, shrug, indicate, prompt, denote, label, wave, stamp, designate, guide, ticket, gesture.
Usage examples for alert:
- The whole establishment is alert. - "Fromont and Risler, Complete", Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009.
- Suddenly alert, she halted her pony and listened. - "The Trail to Yesterday", Charles Alden Seltzer.
- We are more on the alert regarding the enemy now. - "The Virginians", William Makepeace Thackeray.