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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How to say careful in sign language?

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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. Alex Hamerstone:

    The US government has a duty to protect its information, and we can assume that this decision is based on careful consideration and evidence, some or much of which they have not made public, while I don't have insight into the dealings of the Russian government and Kaspersky, we've seen in the news over the last few years that US companies regularly cooperate with US intelligence agencies … why would we think that this isn't happening in other countries too?

  2. Sun Yang:

    I have taken many doping tests during years of training and competition and I had never failed one before, i was shocked and depressed at that time, but at the same time it made me cherish my sporting life even more. I will take it as a lesson and be more careful in the future.

  3. Amanda Schoch:

    Since assuming his new role on Feb. 20, Acting DNI Acting DNI Grenell and the ODNI leadership team have embarked on a careful review of these studies completed prior to his arrival, with an eye to implementing key recommendations, while the review is underway, Acting DNI Grenell has asked for a temporary, short-term pause in external hiring. A similar hiring pause was implemented in 2018 as part of ODNI's first Transformation effort.

  4. The IOC:

    After a careful review of all alternatives, the BTF (Boxing Task Force) approved the proposal of the Jordan Olympic Committee today, in order to confirm the competition dates and location as soon as possible, in the best interest of the athletes preparing for the qualifier.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I want to finish up because you got a bad evening out there and you have to drive. You have to do me a favor. I don't really care if you get hurt or not, but I want you to last until tomorrow, OK? if you're going to get hurt, and if you're going to drive like a maniac, do it tomorrow after you vote. And I promise I will come and visit you in the hospital. I promise. No, I'm only kidding, I want you to be careful.

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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