Definitions For Alarm


  • A device that signals the occurrence of some undesirable event
  • A clock that wakes a sleeper at some preset time
  • An automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
  • Fear resulting from the awareness of danger
  • A device that makes a loud sound as a warning or signal
  • A feeling of fear caused by a sudden sense of danger
  • A warning of danger


  • Warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness
  • Fill with apprehension or alarm; cause to be unpleasantly surprised
  • To cause (someone) to feel a sense of danger : to worry or frighten (someone)

Is Alarm a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Alarm is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Alarm in a Sentence

  • The alarm went off when he opened the door.
  • The whole town heard the alarm.
  • She set the alarm for six o'clock.
  • I didn't mean to alarm you.
  • The rapid spread of the disease has alarmed many people.

Synonyms for Alarm

Antonyms for Alarm

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