caution, cautiousness, carefulness(noun)
the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
"a man of caution"
a warning against certain acts
"a caveat against unfair practices"
caution, precaution, care, forethought(noun)
judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
"he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"
the trait of being circumspect and prudent
caution, admonish, monish(verb)
warn strongly; put on guard
Precept or warning against evil or danger of any kind; exhortation to wariness; advice; injunction.
A careful attention to the probable effects of an act, in order that failure or harm may be avoided; prudence in regard to danger; provident care; wariness.
Security; guaranty; bail.
One that gives rise to attention or astonishment
Oh, that boy, he's a caution! He does make me laugh.
To warn; to alert, advise that caution is warranted.
Origin: Recorded since 1297, "bail, guarantee, pledge", from "security, surety" itself from cautio, from cautus, the past participle of cavere "to be on one's guard"
a careful attention to the probable effects of an act, in order that failure or harm may be avoided; prudence in regard to danger; provident care; wariness
security; guaranty; bail
precept or warning against evil of any kind; exhortation to wariness; advice; injunction
to give notice of danger to; to warn; to exhort [one] to take heed
Caution is an album by the band Hot Water Music and released by Epitaph Records on October 8, 2002.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kaw′shun, n. heedfulness: security: warning: a surety: (Scot.) bail.—v.t. to warn to take care.—adj. Cau′tionary, containing caution: given as a pledge.—ns. Cau′tioner, one who cautions or advises: (Scots law) a surety; Cau′tionry, the act of giving security for another.—adj. Cau′tious, possessing or using caution: watchful: prudent.—adv. Cau′tiously.—n. Cau′tiousness.—Caution money, money paid in advance as security for good behaviour. [Fr.,—L. caution-em—cavēre, to beware.]
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'caution' in Nouns Frequency: #2512
The numerical value of caution in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of caution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of caution in a Sentence
The outlook for most investors is caution.
The scars of others should teach us caution.
Distrust and caution are the parents of security.
I would have to caution her, you know, 'B's are OK,'.
It is critical that all Floridians use caution and remain alert.
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Translations for caution
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- внимание, предупреждавам, предпазливост, благоразумиеBulgarian
- garanti, varsomhed, kaution, advare, forsigtighed, advarsel, sikkerhedDanish
- Vorsicht, Warnung, Achtsamkeit, verwarnen, Behutsamkeit, Kaution, warnenGerman
- προσοχή, περίσκεψη, προφύλαξη, προσεκτικότητα, προειδοποιώGreek
- cuidado, cautela, advertencia, advertir, precaución, fianzaSpanish
- huolellisuus, varoitus, varoittaa, neuvo, huomio, ohjenuora, neuvoa, varovaisuus, teroittaa, tarkkaavaisuusFinnish
- figyelmeztetés, óvadék, óvatosság, figyelmeztet, óvás, óvHungarian
- cautela, cautioLatin
- varsomhet, aktpågivenhet, fraråde, advarsel, advare, forsiktighet, kausjonNorwegian
- waarborg, borgsom, waarschuwen, voorzichtigheid, manen, borg, voorzorg, waarschuwing, omzichtigheid, garantieDutch
- advertência, cautela, advertir, garantia, cuidado, cauçãoPortuguese
- осторожность, предостережение, поручительство, предупреждениеRussian
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