caution, cautiousness, carefulness(noun)
the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
"a man of caution"
a warning against certain acts
"a caveat against unfair practices"
caution, precaution, care, forethought(noun)
judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
"he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"
the trait of being circumspect and prudent
caution, admonish, monish(verb)
warn strongly; put on guard
Precept or warning against evil or danger of any kind; exhortation to wariness; advice; injunction.
A careful attention to the probable effects of an act, in order that failure or harm may be avoided; prudence in regard to danger; provident care; wariness.
Security; guaranty; bail.
One that gives rise to attention or astonishment
Oh, that boy, he's a caution! He does make me laugh.
To warn; to alert, advise that caution is warranted.
Origin: Recorded since 1297, "bail, guarantee, pledge", from "security, surety" itself from cautio, from cautus, the past participle of cavere "to be on one's guard"
a careful attention to the probable effects of an act, in order that failure or harm may be avoided; prudence in regard to danger; provident care; wariness
security; guaranty; bail
precept or warning against evil of any kind; exhortation to wariness; advice; injunction
to give notice of danger to; to warn; to exhort [one] to take heed
Caution is an album by the band Hot Water Music and released by Epitaph Records on October 8, 2002.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kaw′shun, n. heedfulness: security: warning: a surety: (Scot.) bail.—v.t. to warn to take care.—adj. Cau′tionary, containing caution: given as a pledge.—ns. Cau′tioner, one who cautions or advises: (Scots law) a surety; Cau′tionry, the act of giving security for another.—adj. Cau′tious, possessing or using caution: watchful: prudent.—adv. Cau′tiously.—n. Cau′tiousness.—Caution money, money paid in advance as security for good behaviour. [Fr.,—L. caution-em—cavēre, to beware.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'caution' in Nouns Frequency: #2512
The numerical value of caution in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of caution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution.
Of all forms of caution, caution in love is perhaps the most fatal to true happiness.
Deliberate with caution, but act with decision and yield with graciousness, or oppose with firmness.
For U.S. insurers in general, I suspect there is some caution with respect to SOGAZ, which is so far as I am aware not itself a sanctioned entity.
There's a note of caution right now around oil prices, but many know the trends: things go down and things go up, i haven't found anyone that's alarmed.
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Translations for caution
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- внимание, предупреждавам, предпазливост, благоразумиеBulgarian
- garanti, varsomhed, kaution, advare, forsigtighed, advarsel, sikkerhedDanish
- Vorsicht, Warnung, Achtsamkeit, verwarnen, Behutsamkeit, Kaution, warnenGerman
- προσοχή, περίσκεψη, προφύλαξη, προσεκτικότητα, προειδοποιώGreek
- cuidado, cautela, advertencia, advertir, precaución, fianzaSpanish
- huolellisuus, varoitus, varoittaa, neuvo, huomio, ohjenuora, neuvoa, varovaisuus, teroittaa, tarkkaavaisuusFinnish
- figyelmeztetés, óvadék, óvatosság, figyelmeztet, óvás, óvHungarian
- cautela, cautioLatin
- varsomhet, aktpågivenhet, fraråde, advarsel, advare, forsiktighet, kausjonNorwegian
- waarborg, borgsom, waarschuwen, voorzichtigheid, manen, borg, voorzorg, waarschuwing, omzichtigheid, garantieDutch
- advertência, cautela, advertir, garantia, cuidado, cauçãoPortuguese
- осторожность, предостережение, поручительство, предупреждениеRussian
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