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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Warn, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Warned p. pr. & vb. n. Warning.]
 1. To make ware or aware; to give previous information to; to give notice to; to notify; to admonish; hence, to notify or summon by authority; as, to warn a town meeting; to warn a tenant to quit a house. Warned of the ensuing fight.”
    Cornelius the centurion . . . was warned from God by an holy angel to send for thee.   --Acts x. 22.
    Who is it that hath warned us to the walls?   --Shak.
 2. To give notice to, of approaching or probable danger or evil; to caution against anything that may prove injurious.  “Juturna warns the Daunian chief of Lausus' danger, urging swift relief.”
 3. To ward off.  [Obs.]