What does Careful mean?
Definitions for Careful
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Careful.
exercising caution or showing care or attention
"they were careful when crossing the busy street"; "be careful to keep her shoes clean"; "did very careful research"; "careful art restorers"; "careful of the rights of others"; "careful about one's behavior"
"careful of her feelings"; "heedful of his father's advice"
careful, deliberate, measuredadjective
unhurried and with care and dignity
"walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed"
full of cares or anxiety
"Thou art careful and troubled about many things"-Luke 10.41
mindful of the future in spending money
"careful with money"
Full of care or grief; sorrowful, sad.
Full of cares or anxiety; worried, troubled.
Having care (for); attentive to potential danger, error or harm; cautious.
He was a slow and careful driver.
Conscientious and painstaking; meticulous.
They made a careful search of the crimescene.
Etymology: From careful, from carful, cearful, equivalent to.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from care and full.
Martha, thou art careful, and troubled about many things. Luke, x. 41.
Welcome, thou pleasing slumber;
A while embrace me in thy leaden arms,
And charm my careful thoughts. John Denham, Sophy.
Behold, thou hast been careful for us with all this care; what is to be done for thee? 2 Kings, iv. 13.
To cure their mad ambition, they were sent
To rule a distant province, each alone:
What could a careful father more have done? Dryden.
It concerns us to be careful of our conversations. John Ray.
By him that rais’d me to this careful height,
From that contented hap, which I enjoy’d. William Shakespeare, Richard III.
full of care; anxious; solicitous
filling with care or solicitude; exposing to concern, anxiety, or trouble; painful
taking care; giving good heed; watchful; cautious; provident; not indifferent, heedless, or reckless; -- often followed by of, for, or the infinitive; as, careful of money; careful to do right
"Careful" is Guster's second single released off the Keep it Together album. It is also on the live CD and DVD Guster on Ice. Brian Rosenworcel does backup vocals during the "na na na nas" on "Careful". This is only the second time he has been credited with vocals.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Careful' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2171
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Careful' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1129
Rank popularity for the word 'Careful' in Adjectives Frequency: #264
The numerical value of Careful in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Careful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of Careful in a Sentence
You’ve got to be more careful and you’ve got to think through what you’re going to say.
You just want to be careful not to bump yourself into a higher marginal bracket, and if you are on Medicare, you’ll want to avoid triggering the high-income premium surcharges.
I will give the merits of Barry Beach requests careful consideration and render a decision that serves the best interests of the state.
After careful review and consideration of all the evidence, I recommended that the Chief of Police sustain the allegations and end the involved officer's employment.
I choose my friends for their good looks, my acquaintances for their good characters, and my enemies for their good intellects. A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
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- старателен, акуратен, внимателен, грижливBulgarian
- সাবধান, সতর্কBengali
- cautelós, curósCatalan, Valencian
- pečlivý, opatrnýCzech
- behutsam, vorsichtig, sorgfältigGerman
- προσεκτικός, επιμελήςGreek
- cauto, cuidadosoSpanish
- tähelepanelik, ettevaatlikEstonian
- huolellinen, varovainenFinnish
- soigneuse, prudent, soigneux, prudenteFrench
- cùramachScottish Gaelic
- זהיר, זהירהHebrew
- सतर्क, सावधानHindi
- cauto, prudente, accuratoItalian
- 思慮深い, 注意深いJapanese
- curiosus, cautus, meticulosusLatin
- rūpīgs, uzmanīgsLatvian
- behoedzaam, voorzichtig, doortastend, omzichtig, prudent, zorgvuldig, grondigDutch
- ostrożna, ostrożny, ostrożnePolish
- cuidadoso, cautelosa, cauteloso, meticuloso, cuidadosa, prudente, meticulosaPortuguese
- precaut, prudentRomanian
- тщательный, старательный, внимательный, аккуратный, осторожныйRussian
- सावधान, सतर्कSanskrit
- бри̏жан, брѝжљив, brȉžan, по̀мњив, pòmnjiv, о̏пре̄зан, ȍprēzan, brìžljivSerbo-Croatian
- ساودھان, سترکUrdu
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