What does careful mean?

Definitions for careful
ˌkɛər fəlcare·ful

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word careful.

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.

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

  2. carefuladjective

    Full of cares or anxiety; worried, troubled.

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

  3. carefuladjective

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

    He was a slow and careful driver.

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

  4. carefuladjective

    Conscientious and painstaking; meticulous.

    They made a careful search of the crimescene.

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

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

Freebase

  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. Dan Pfeiffer:

    What has put Hunter Biden in this position( as the leader in the race) is that Hunter Biden seems like someone who could be president, there's a stature gap between Hunter Biden and Trump, and Hunter Biden has to be careful not to narrow that gap by getting pulled down in the mud with Trump.

  2. Stephen Chiu:

    We think it is going to be a very close call (for the Fed), communicating the future path of interest rates is very important and the Fed would be careful not to signal any excessive tightening given global markets are still very vulnerable.

  3. Andrea Ramsey:

    In its rush to claim the high ground in our roiling national conversation about harassment, the Democratic Party has implemented a zero-tolerance standard, for me, that means a vindictive, terminated employee’s false allegations are enough for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) to decide not to support our promising campaign. We are in a national moment where rough justice stands in place of careful analysis, nuance and due process.

  4. Charlie Dent:

    I think House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's been careful to court the right of House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy conference, and part of the reason House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's not gone after the Taylor Greenes and the Boeberts and the Gosars is because House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy's concerned about House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy flank.

  5. Miranda Kane:

    I would be very careful doing that.

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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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