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. careful(adj)

    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, heedful(adj)

    cautiously attentive

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

  3. careful, deliberate, measured(adj)

    unhurried and with care and dignity

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

  4. careful(adj)

    full of cares or anxiety

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

  5. careful, thrifty(adj)

    mindful of the future in spending money

    "careful with money"

Wiktionary

  1. careful(Adjective)

    Full of care or grief; sorrowful, sad.

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

  2. careful(Adjective)

    Full of cares or anxiety; worried, troubled.

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

  3. careful(Adjective)

    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. careful(Adjective)

    Conscientious and painstaking; meticulous.

    They made a careful search of the crimescene.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Careful(adj)

    full of care; anxious; solicitous

  2. Careful(adj)

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

  3. Careful(adj)

    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

How to pronounce careful?

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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. Luo Xianrong:

    Finding a factory with a good salary, that's what we want, we have to be careful. Many factories aren't providing food and accommodation, and they're delaying wage payments.

  2. Bill Clinton:

    When you're making a revolution, you can't be too careful with the facts.

  3. Patrick Corcoran:

    There are two schools of thought, people will be very tense and careful and nervous, or people will just be desperate to get out of the house. It's going to probably be a mixture.

  4. Brian Chappel:

    The German government understands what they want, we're going to be very careful and make sure we start a program that's going to be successful because nobody wants to have a problem again.

  5. Liz Cooper:

    Instead I had to be careful going out in public because if my white blood count was low I could risk getting an infection.

Images & Illustrations of careful

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Translations for careful

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  • грижлив, акуратен, внимателен, старателенBulgarian
  • সতর্ক, সাবধানBengali
  • curós, cautelósCatalan, Valencian
  • pečlivý, opatrnýCzech
  • sorgfältig, behutsam, vorsichtigGerman
  • επιμελής, προσεκτικόςGreek
  • zorgaEsperanto
  • cuidadoso, cautoSpanish
  • ettevaatlik, tähelepanelikEstonian
  • huolellinen, varovainenFinnish
  • prudent, soigneuse, 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
  • uzmanīgs, rūpīgsLatvian
  • सावधMarathi
  • zorgvuldig, prudent, omzichtig, behoedzaam, voorzichtig, doortastend, grondigDutch
  • ostrożna, ostrożny, ostrożnePolish
  • cauteloso, meticulosa, prudente, cuidadosa, meticuloso, cuidadoso, cautelosaPortuguese
  • prudent, precautRomanian
  • аккуратный, внимательный, старательный, тщательный, осторожныйRussian
  • सावधान, सतर्कSanskrit
  • брѝжљив, о̏пре̄зан, brȉžan, brìžljiv, ȍprēzan, pòmnjiv, по̀мњив, бри̏жанSerbo-Croatian
  • försiktigSwedish
  • கவனமாகTamil
  • سترک, ساودھانUrdu

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