What does Careful mean?

Definitions for Careful
ˌkɛər fəlcare·ful

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carefuladjective

    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"

  2. careful, heedfuladjective

    cautiously attentive

    "careful of her feelings"; "heedful of his father's advice"

  3. careful, deliberate, measuredadjective

    unhurried and with care and dignity

    "walking at the same measured pace"; "with all deliberate speed"

  4. carefuladjective

    full of cares or anxiety

    "Thou art careful and troubled about many things"-Luke 10.41

  5. careful, thriftyadjective

    mindful of the future in spending money

    "careful with money"

Wiktionary

  1. carefuladjective

    Full of care or grief; sorrowful, sad.

  2. carefuladjective

    Full of cares or anxiety; worried, troubled.

  3. carefuladjective

    Having care (for); attentive to potential danger, error or harm; cautious.

    He was a slow and careful driver.

  4. carefuladjective

    Conscientious and painstaking; meticulous.

    They made a careful search of the crimescene.

  5. Etymology: From careful, from carful, cearful, equivalent to.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Carefuladjective

    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.

Wikipedia

  1. Careful

    Careful is a song by American rock band Paramore, and is the fourth single from their third studio album, Brand New Eyes. The song charted on the Billboard Hot 100 the week Brand New Eyes was released before it was announced as a single. It charted due to digital downloads. The song impacted radio on June 8, 2010.

ChatGPT

  1. careful

    Careful refers to the act of showing caution, precision, or attentiveness to potential danger, errors or risks. It implies a sense of mindfulness and meticulousness, often involving thoughtful and prudent actions to avoid harm or negative consequences. It can also refer to a meticulous and detail-oriented approach towards a particular task or situation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carefuladjective

    full of care; anxious; solicitous

  2. Carefuladjective

    filling with care or solicitude; exposing to concern, anxiety, or trouble; painful

  3. Carefuladjective

    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

Wikidata

  1. Careful

    "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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Careful' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2171

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Careful' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1129

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Careful' in Adjectives Frequency: #264

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Careful in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Careful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Careful in a Sentence

  1. Darren Lekkerkerker:

    You need to really be careful about owning those stocks, because as the commodity price comes down, when they have a lot of leverage, cash flow is really going to come down too, no one wants to own stocks where they may need to do an equity issue in order to shore up the balance sheet.

  2. Keith Loveard:

    The clear message is that any business wanting to open up in Indonesia has to be very careful to register all its trademarks so they don't get hijacked, it's the fact of the law that you have to cross every 't' and dot every 'i'.

  3. John Larroquette:

    Be careful out there. There are things that go bump in the night. Actually, there are things that go 'Give me your wallet or I'll kill you' in the night.

  4. World Athletics:

    The new schedule will prevent a direct conflict between any of these major events and, with careful programming, will ensure athletes can compete in up to three world-class competitions.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I’m telling you, November 8th, we’d better be careful, because that election is going to be rigged, and I hope the Republicans are watching closely or it’s going to be taken away from us.

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Translations for Careful

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  • старателен, акуратен, внимателен, грижливBulgarian
  • সাবধান, সতর্কBengali
  • cautelós, curósCatalan, Valencian
  • pečlivý, opatrnýCzech
  • behutsam, vorsichtig, sorgfältigGerman
  • προσεκτικός, επιμελήςGreek
  • zorgaEsperanto
  • cauto, cuidadosoSpanish
  • tähelepanelik, ettevaatlikEstonian
  • huolellinen, varovainenFinnish
  • soigneuse, prudent, soigneux, prudenteFrench
  • curamachIrish
  • cùramachScottish Gaelic
  • સાવધાનGujarati
  • זהיר, זהירהHebrew
  • सतर्क, सावधानHindi
  • cauto, prudente, accuratoItalian
  • 思慮深い, 注意深いJapanese
  • ყურადღებიანიGeorgian
  • curiosus, cautus, meticulosusLatin
  • rūpīgs, uzmanīgsLatvian
  • सावधMarathi
  • 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
  • försiktigSwedish
  • கவனமாகTamil
  • ساودھان, سترکUrdu

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