caution (Meaning)

Wordnet

caution (n)

the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger

a warning against certain acts

judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

the trait of being circumspect and prudent

Wordnet

caution (v)

warn strongly; put on guard

Webster

caution (n.)

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.

A pledge, bond, or other security for the performance of an obligation either in or out of judicial proceedings; the promise or contract of one not for himself but another; security.

Webster

caution (v. t.)

To give notice of danger to; to warn; to exhort [one] to take heed.

Synonyms & Antonyms of caution

caution Sentence Examples

  1. It's essential to exercise caution when operating heavy machinery to prevent accidents.
  2. The doctor advised her patient to proceed with caution when starting a new medication.
  3. The sign on the road warned drivers to proceed with caution due to icy conditions.
  4. He approached the unfamiliar situation with caution, taking time to assess the risks involved.
  5. She spoke with caution, careful not to reveal too much information to strangers.
  6. The company issued a cautionary statement regarding the potential risks of the new investment strategy.
  7. Parents often remind their children to exercise caution when crossing the street.
  8. The detective approached the suspect with caution, aware of the potential danger.
  9. The hikers moved through the dense forest with caution, watching out for slippery rocks and hidden obstacles.
  10. Before making any decisions, it's wise to consider the consequences with caution.

FAQs About the word caution

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It's essential to exercise caution when operating heavy machinery to prevent accidents.

The doctor advised her patient to proceed with caution when starting a new medication.

The sign on the road warned drivers to proceed with caution due to icy conditions.

He approached the unfamiliar situation with caution, taking time to assess the risks involved.