Definitions for caveat
ˈkæv iˌɑt, -ˌæt, ˈkɑ vi-, keɪ-caveat
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word caveat.
a warning against certain acts
"a caveat against unfair practices"
(law) a formal notice filed with a court or officer to suspend a proceeding until filer is given a hearing
"a caveat filed against the probate of a will"
a qualification or exception
He gave his daughter some hyacinth bulbs with the caveat that she plant them in the shade.
a notice requesting a postponement of a court proceeding
a formal notice of interest in land, under a Torrens land-title system
To qualify a particular statement with a proviso or caveat
To lodge a formal notice of interest in land, under a Torrens land-title system
To issue a notice requesting that proceedings be suspended
To warn or caution against some event
Etymology: From the verb form caveat, from caveo.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A caveat is an intimation given to some ordinary or ecclesiastical judge by the act of man, notifying to him, that he ought to beware how he acts in such or such an affair. John Ayliffe
Etymology: caveat, Lat. let him beware.
The chiefest caveat in reformation must be to keep out the Scots. Edmund Spenser, on Ireland.
I am in danger of commencing poet, perhaps laureat; pray desire Mr. Rowe to enter a caveat. William Trumbull, to Pope.
a notice given by an interested party to some officer not to do a certain act until the party is heard in opposition; as, a caveat entered in a probate court to stop the proving of a will or the taking out of letters of administration, etc
a description of some invention, designed to be patented, lodged in the patent office before the patent right is applied for, and operating as a bar to the issue of letters patent to any other person, respecting the same invention
intimation of caution; warning; protest
Etymology: [L. caved let him beware, pres. subj. of cavere to be on one's guard to, beware.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kā′ve-at, n. a notice or warning: a formal warning, entered in the books of a court or public office, that no step shall be taken in a particular matter without notice to the person lodging the caveat, so that he may appear and object. [L., 'let him take care'—cavēre, to take care.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A designator used with a classification to further limit the dissemination of restricted information.
The numerical value of caveat in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of caveat in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
The right women, i want to caveat that. And again, I don't mean to be mean or catty but ... I know a lot of women in power positions that don't help other women but there are a lot of women in power positions that do.
If you come here and help us grow our sheep industry, we will give you land, we will give you sheep, and we will make this work. But the caveat is, if you need a dog to do what you need to do, then you have to bring the dog with you.
People will say, ‘I’m really sad this whole scenario happened, but had she not had that knife ….’ That becomes the ‘but,’ the qualifier, the caveat, and too often we have a caveat when it comes to defending, protecting, and caring for Black girls.
Ultimately it’s his call, there will be a great deal of consistency between the platform and President-elect Trump’s policies – that is, with the caveat that every decision is the president’s decision.
Nobody is a 100% sure, if you read carefully, there will always be a bit of a wiggle room caveat.
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Translations for caveat
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- مذكرة قانونيةArabic
- upozornění, varováníCzech
- Einspruch, Widerspruch, Warnung, Ausnahme, Vorbehalt, PatentanmeldungGerman
- condición, aviso, reserva, advertenciaSpanish
- intés, óvás, figyelmeztetésHungarian
- avvertimento, avvisoItalian
- waarschuwing, voorbehoud, uitzonderingDutch
- isenção, qualificação, notificação, avisoPortuguese
- уточнение, предуведомление, [[ходатайство]] [[о]] [[приостановка, предостережение, предупреждение, толкование, разъяснение, пояснениеRussian
- varning, förbehåll, brasklappSwedish
- kayıt, uyarı, şerh, askı başvurusu, kısıtlama, ikazTurkish
- báo trướcVietnamese
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