Definitions for Caveatˈkæv iˌɑt, -ˌæt, ˈkɑ vi-, keɪ-

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. caution, caveat(noun)

    a warning against certain acts

    "a caveat against unfair practices"

  2. caveat(noun)

    (law) a formal notice filed with a court or officer to suspend a proceeding until filer is given a hearing

    "a caveat filed against the probate of a will"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. caveat(Noun)

    a warning

  2. caveat(Noun)

    a qualification or exception

    He gave his daughter some hyacinth bulbs with the caveat that she plant them in the shade.

  3. caveat(Noun)

    a notice requesting a postponement of a court proceeding

  4. caveat(Noun)

    a formal notice of interest in land, under a Torrens land-title system

  5. caveat(Verb)

    To qualify a particular statement with a proviso or caveat

  6. caveat(Verb)

    To lodge a formal notice of interest in land, under a Torrens land-title system

  7. caveat(Verb)

    To issue a notice requesting that proceedings be suspended

  8. caveat(Verb)

    To warn or caution against some event

  9. Origin: From the verb form caveat, from caveo.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Caveat(noun)

    a notice given by an interested party to some officer not to do a certain act until the party is heard in opposition; as, a caveat entered in a probate court to stop the proving of a will or the taking out of letters of administration, etc

  2. Caveat(noun)

    a description of some invention, designed to be patented, lodged in the patent office before the patent right is applied for, and operating as a bar to the issue of letters patent to any other person, respecting the same invention

  3. Caveat(noun)

    intimation of caution; warning; protest

  4. Origin: [L. caved let him beware, pres. subj. of cavere to be on one's guard to, beware.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated TermsRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. caveat

    A designator used with a classification to further limit the dissemination of restricted information.


Translations for Caveat

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  • upozornění, varováníCzech
  • advarselDanish
  • Vorbehalt, Einspruch, Warnung, Widerspruch, Ausnahme, PatentanmeldungGerman
  • condición, reserva, aviso, advertenciaSpanish
  • varoitusFinnish
  • avertissementFrench
  • אזהרהHebrew
  • figyelmeztetés, óvás, intésHungarian
  • avvisoItalian
  • uitzondering, waarschuwing, voorbehoudDutch
  • qualificação, isenção, notificação, avisoPortuguese
  • пояснение, разъяснение, толкование, предупреждение, предостережение, [[ходатайство]] [[о]] [[приостановка, предуведомление, уточнениеRussian
  • upozorenjeSerbo-Croatian
  • opozoriloSlovene
  • varning, brasklapp, förbehållSwedish
  • ikaz, kısıtlama, askı başvurusu, şerh, uyarı, kayıtTurkish

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