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Adjective
Watchful and attentive
“He did not bother answering me, his eyes were almost closed, but the impression he gave was that he was concentrating intensely and quite alert to what was happening around us.”
Adjective
Able to think clearly; intellectually active
“I realise that I must keep mentally alert to delay the process of degeneration.”
Adjective
Having or showing a close attentiveness to avoiding danger or trouble
“… warned us to be alert to the presence of pickpockets on the crowded bus.”
Adjective
Having or showing the ability to respond without delay or hesitation
“… an alert force of commandos, ready to go on a mission at a moment's notice.”
Noun
An announcement or signal warning of danger
“The all-clear had in fact sounded from an initial alert when the bomb was dropped.”
Noun
The state of being watchful for possible danger
“Medical staff in Scarborough have been put on alert for possible infections after a patient at the resort's hospital died of pneumonia.”
Verb
To give notice to beforehand especially of danger or risk
“Computers can also cut costs by alerting a physician ordering a test that it has already been done.”
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