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  • EN [ əˈlɜːt]
  • US [ əˈlɜːrt]

English definition


  • 1. condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action;

    • "bombers were put on alert during the crisis"
  • 2. a warning serves to make you more alert to danger

  • 3. an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger


  • 1. warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness;

    • "The empty house alarmed him"
    • "We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries"


  • 1. very attentive or observant;

    • "an alert and responsive baby is a joy"
    • "caught by a couple of alert cops"
    • "alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came"
    • "constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty"
  • 2. mentally responsive;

    • "an alert mind"
  • 3. not unconscious; especially having become conscious;

    • "the patient is now awake and alert"
  • 4. (usually followed by `to') showing acute awareness; mentally perceptive;

    • "alert to the problems"
    • "alive to what is going on"
    • "awake to the dangers of her situation"
    • "was now awake to the reality of his predicament"

Example sentences

  • He is a man alert in problem.

  • Alert readers may have noticed the misprint in last week's column.

  • One should not run about aimlessly during an alert.

  • A monkey is very alert in its movements.

  • A sparrow is very alert in its movements.

  • They were constantly on the alert not to be taken by surprise.

  • The district was put on red alert during a terrorist's bomb scare.

  • The Armies were constantly on the alert not to be taken by surprise.

  • In our reading we should always be alert for idiomatic expressions.

  • Hearing this, I was instantly on the alert.

  • The whole navy was placed on full alert.

  • Don't alert the enemy.

  • Drivers must be on the alert for traffic signals.

  • A nationwide alert went out for three escaped prisoners.

  • The rabbIt'seems to be very alert all its life.

  • They were quiet during the alert.

  • Suddenly he found himself awake and fully alert.

  • Her expression was watchful and alert.

  • The bank is alert to the danger.

  • All the Plymouth hospitals are on red alert.

  • "Will you call the board to alert them that I feel I should resign?" — "I'll do it. But I think you're copping out."

  • I managed to walk around unchallenged for 10 minutes before an alert nurse spotted me.

  • Due to a security alert, this train will not be stopping at Oxford Circus.

  • Soldiers and police have been put on alert.

  • Sirens sounded an end to the red alert.

  • The armed forces were on high alert to guard against any retaliation.

  • The all clear was sounded about 10 minutes after the alert was given.

  • He had been spotted by an alert neighbour.

  • If our environment cools, then messages from the skin alert the body's thermostat.

Phrase collocation

  • on the alert

    Watchful and prepared for danger, emergency, or opportunity

    • bird watchers on the alert for a rare species.


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