English dictionary definition of:



  • condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action
  • a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
  • an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger


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


  • engaged in or accustomed to close observation
  • quick and energetic
  • mentally perceptive and responsive


alarm   alarum   alerting   alive   awake   brisk   lively   merry   rattling   snappy   spanking   watchful   zippy  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list er - longer words and learn about the word alert in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 11. Spelling choices for /er/ sound: er, ir, ur, ear + wor.

Scrabble score for alert

Scrabble score = 5

generated at 17:05:01 on 16-05-22

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