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alarm /əˈlɑːm $ əˈlɑːrm/ noun
alarm verb [transitive]

الارم ، زنگ خطر ، اژیر خطر ، اعلام خطر ، اژیر
(n.) (= alarum) هشدار ، اگاهی از خطر ، اعلان خطر ، اخطار ، شیپور حاضرباش ، اشوب ، هراس ، بیم و وحشت ، ساعت زنگی
(vt.) از خطر اگاهانیدن ، هراسان کردن ، مضطرب کردن ، علوم مهندسی: اژیر ، کامپیوتر: هشدار ، روانشناسی: هشدار ، علوم نظامی: شماطه ساعت شیپور اشوب
الکترونیک: هشدار ، کامپیوتر: الارم ، زنگ خطر ، اژیر ، علوم مهندسی: اژیر خطر ، اعلام خطر ، شماطه ساعت شیپور اشوب ، علوم نظامی: اژیر ، هشدار ، روانشناسی :)n.( )= alarum(: هشدار، اگاهی از خطر، اعلان خطر، اخطار، شیپور حاضرباش ، اشوب ، هراس ، بیم و وحشت ، ساعت زنگی ، :)vt.( از خطر اگاهانیدن ، هراسان کردن ، مضطرب کردن کامپیوتر: علامت خطر - هشدار کامپیوتر: هشدار

[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

- fear, anxiety, apprehension, consternation, fright, nervousness, panic, scare, trepidation
- danger signal, alarm bell, alert, bell, distress signal, hooter, siren, warning
- frighten, daunt, dismay, distress, give (someone) a turn (informal), panic, scare, startle, unnerve
Antonyms: assurance, composure, assure, relieve
Contrasted words: calm, calmness, serenity, tranquillity, equanimity, sangfroid, comfort, console, solace
Related Idioms: give one a turn
Related Words: caution, forewarning, prenotice, warning, upset, strain, stress, tension, amaze, astonish, surprise
English Thesaurus: fear, terror, fright, panic, alarm, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. alarm1 S2 /əˈlɑːm $ əˈlɑːrm/ noun
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: French; Origin: alarme, from Old Italian all' arme 'to the weapon']

1. [countable] a piece of equipment that makes a loud noise to warn you of danger:
I forgot to set the burglar alarm.
Car alarms are always going off in the street.
a sophisticated alarm system

2. [uncountable] a feeling of fear or worry because something bad or dangerous might happen
alarm at
There is growing alarm at the increase in crime.
in alarm
She looked up in alarm.
Scientists have said there is no cause for alarm.

[countable] an alarm clock:
I’ve set the alarm for 7 o'clock.
I was still asleep when the alarm went off.

4. raise/sound the alarm especially British English to warn people that something bad is happening:
Neighbours raised the alarm when they smelled smoke.

5. alarm bells ring if alarm bells ring, you feel worried that something bad may be happening:
Alarm bells started to ring when he failed to return home.
false alarm

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. alarm2 verb [transitive]
to make someone feel worried or frightened:
I don’t want to alarm you, but I can’t find the key.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. fear/worry
ADJ. considerable, great | growing | sudden | public There is growing public alarm at this increase in crime.
VERB + ALARM cause, create, provoke The head teacher's policies have provoked alarm among parents.
express, register Many people have expressed alarm at the plans. His face registered no alarm at all when I told him the news.
PREP. in ~ He shouted out in alarm.
to sb's ~ To her parents' alarm, she announced that she intended to travel the world.
with ~ The news has been greeted with alarm.
~ about/at/over There has been considerable alarm about the new proposals.
PHRASES alarm and despondency (often humorous) He loves spreading alarm and despondency.
cause for alarm I see no cause for alarm, as she often arrives late.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. warning of danger
ADJ. false The fire service was called out, but it was a false alarm.
VERB + ALARM give, raise, sound The guard raised the alarm when he discovered that six prisoners had escaped.
ALARM + NOUN call Many birds give alarm calls to warn of danger.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. device
ADJ. fire, smoke | burglar, intruder, security | car | personal, rape Lizzie was carrying a rape alarm but it was out of reach in her handbag.
VERB + ALARM set I set my alarm for 6.30.
activate, set off, trigger Unfortunately any little noise can set off the alarm.
switch off, turn off | be fitted with The fire brigade recommends that every house is fitted with a smoke alarm. | fit, install | test
ALARM + VERB go off, ring, sound The alarm went off at 7 o'clock. Suddenly the alarm sounded and they all had to leave the building.
ALARM + NOUN bell, clock, signal, system | call Book an alarm call if you need to make an early start.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


a burglar alarm
Neighbours heard the burglar alarm and called the police.
an intruder/a security alarm
The house has a system of security alarms.
a fire/smoke alarm
A fire alarm went off and the building had to be evacuated.
a car alarm (=for when someone tries to steal a car)
I was woken by a car alarm in the middle of the night.
a baby alarm (=for when a baby wakes up and cries)
Is the baby alarm switched on?
a personal alarm (=that you carry with you in case you are attacked)
If you are nervous, invest in a personal alarm.
an alarm button
He hit the alarm button under the desk.
an alarm system
an electronic burglar alarm system
set off/trigger/activate the alarm (=make it start ringing)
A window blew open, setting off the alarm.
set the alarm (=make it ready to operate)
Did you set the burglar alarm?
an alarm goes off (also an alarm sounds formal)
The thieves fled when an alarm went off.
switch/turn off the alarm
I entered the shop and switched off the alarm.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: Finally we got really worried and alarmed the local police.
GOOD: Finally we got really worried and alerted the local police.

Usage Note:
alarm = make someone feel worried about a possible danger: 'We don't wish to alarm people unnecessarily, but it would be wise to avoid drinking the tap water here.'
alert = inform someone of possible danger so that they can be ready to deal with it: 'When the pilot realized that one engine had failed, he alerted air traffic control.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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