, aor. حَذَرَ, inf. n. حَذَرٌ; and
↓احتذر; (Mṣb, Ḳ;) He was cautious, wary, or vigilant; was on his guard; took care; (Ḳ, TA;) was in a state of preparation; (Mṣb;) was in fear; feared. (TA.) [You say, حَذِرَ مِنْ أَمْرٍ and
↓احتذر مِنْهُ He was cautious, &c., of a thing, or an event. And حَذِرَ عَلَيْهِ مِنْ كَذَا and
↓احتذر He was cautious, &c., for him, of such a thing. And both verbs are also trans.: for you say,] حَذِرَهُ, (Ṣ, A, Mṣb,) aor. and inf. n. as above; (Ṣ;) and
↓احتذرهُ, (TA,) and
↓حاذرهُ; (A;) He was cautious of it; guarded, or was on his guard, against it; (Ṣ, A;) prepared, prepared himself, or was in a state of preparation, against it; (TA;) feared it. (Mṣb, TA.) [And حَذِرَ أَنْ يَفْعَلَهُ and
↓احتذر He was cautious of doing it; or he feared doing it.] And حُذِرَ الشَّىْءُ فَحَذِرَهُ The thing was an object of fear, and so he feared it. (Mṣb.) And حُذِرَ المَوْتِ [Death was an object of fear]: and المَوْتَ
↓حاذر [He feared death]. (A.)
[The cautioning another; putting him on his guard; making him to be cautious or wary or vigilant, to be on his guard, to take care, or to be in a state of preparation;] the making to fear, or be in fear. (Ṣ, TA.) [You say, حذّرهُ مِنْ أَمْرٍ He cautioned him against a thing. And the verb is also doubly trans.: you say,] حذّرهُ الأَمْرَ [He cautioned him against, or made him to fear, the thing, or event]. (TA.) And أَحَذِّرُكَهُ [I caution thee against him, or it]. (Ḳ.) And it is said in the Ḳur [iii. 27 and 28], يُحَذِّرُكُمُ ٱللّٰهُ نَفْسَهُ God maketh you to fear Himself. (TA.)
, (TḲ,) inf. n. مُحَاذَرَةٌ (Ṣ, Ḳ) and حِذَارٌ, (Ṣ,) They two were cautious, or in fear, each of the other; were on their guard, or in a state of preparation, each against the other. (TḲ.) حِذَارٌ is syn. with مُحَاذَرَةٌ, (Ṣ,) and مُحَاذَرَةٌ is between two. (Ḳ.)
See also 1, in two places.
He was angry, (Ḳ,) and prepared himself to do mischief, (TA,) and drew himself together (تَقَبَّضَ): so in some copies of the Ḳ and in other lexicons: or became enraged (تَغَيَّظَ): so in other copies of the Ḳ. (TA.)
: see what next follows, in two places.
↓حِذْرٌ, (Ṣ, A, Mṣb, Ḳ,) the former an inf. n., (Ṣ, Mṣb,) and the latter a simple subst., (Mṣb,) Caution, wariness, vigilance, guard, or care; (Ṣ, A, Ḳ;) as also
↓مَحْذُورَةٌ; (Ḳ;) or a state of preparation; (Mṣb;) or fear; (Mgh, * TA;) and so
↓مَحْذُورَةٌ: (Ṣ, Mṣb, Ḳ:) [pl. أَحْذَارٌ.] You say,
↓أَخَذَ حِذْرَهُ He took care; was cautious, or vigilant. (Bḍ in iv. 73 and 103.) And هُوَ ٱبْنُ أَحْذَارٍ (tropical:) He is a son [i. e. a person] of resolution, or determination, and caution, or wariness. (Ṣ, Ḳ.) And حَذَرَكَ زَيْدًا: see حَذَارِ.
أَبُو حَذَرٍ The male chameleon: (Ḳ:) because of its frequent changes. (TA.)
, and its pl.: see what next follows.
A rugged piece of ground: (Ṣ, Ḳ:) or the top of a mountain, when it is hard and rugged, but level: (Aboo-Kheyreh:) and rough ground: (TA:) and a rugged [hill such as is termed] أَكَمَة; as also
↓حِذْرِيَآءُ: (Ḳ:) pl. حَذَارَى and حَذَارٍ. (Ṣ.)
Also The عِفْرِيَة [or feathers of the back of the neck] of a cock: (Ṣ, Ḳ:) pl. as above. (Ḳ)
: see what next precedes.
, [like البُذُرَّى,] What is false, vain, or ineffectual; syn. البَاطِلُ. (Ḳ.)
[A cautioner]. You say, أَنَا حَذِيرُكَ مِنْهُ i. e. مُحَذِّرُكَ [I am thy cautioner against him, or it]; (TA;) or أُحَذِّرُكَهُ [I caution thee against him, or it]: (Ḳ:) known to As as heard only from Lth. (TA.) [See also what next follows.]
Persons who make others to fear: (Ḳ:) or rather, as others than F explain it, مُنْذِرُونَ [cautioners, or warners, &c.]. (TA.)
and حَاذِرُونَ: see حَذِرٌ.
[More, and most, cautious, wary, vigilant, careful, or fearful]. You say, أَحْذَرُ مِنَ الغُرَابِ More fearful [or cautious, &c.] than the raven: a prov. (Mgh.)
A thing that is feared. (Mṣb.) One says, وَقَاكَ ٱللّٰهُ كُلَّ مَحْذُورٍ [May God preserve thee from everything that is feared]. (A.)
A calamity that is feared, or regarded with caution: (Ḳ:) or a troop of horse making a hostile attack, or incursion, upon a people: or i. q. صَيْحَةٌ [app. as meaning a hostile attack, or incursion, when it comes upon a tribe suddenly, or unexpectedly; or it may here mean a punishment, or chastisement; or a crying-out, which is the primary signification]: (A:) and war. (Ḳ.)
See also حَذَرٌ, in two places.