Associations to the word «Caution»


CAUTION, noun. Precept or warning against evil or danger of any kind; exhortation to wariness; advice; injunction.
CAUTION, noun. 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.
CAUTION, noun. Security; guaranty; bail.
CAUTION, noun. One who gives rise to attention or astonishment.
CAUTION, noun. A formal warning given as an alternative to prosecution in minor cases.
CAUTION, verb. (transitive) To warn; to alert, advise that caution is warranted.
CAUTION MONEY, noun. Money deposited by way of security or guarantee

Dictionary definition

CAUTION, noun. The trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger; "a man of caution".
CAUTION, noun. A warning against certain acts; "a caveat against unfair practices".
CAUTION, noun. Judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care".
CAUTION, noun. The trait of being circumspect and prudent.
CAUTION, verb. Warn strongly; put on guard.

Wise words

Pass no rash condemnation on other peoples words or actions.
Thomas à Kempis