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Definition 1: the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where caution or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a man of caution

Synonyms for caution in the sense of this definition

(caution is a kind of ...) the trait of being observant and paying attention

Definition 2: the trait of being circumspect and prudent - [noun denoting attribute]

Synonyms for caution in the sense of this definition

(caution is a kind of ...) the trait of judging wisely and objectively

"a man of discernment"

(... is a kind of caution ) the trait of practicing caution in advance

(... is a kind of caution ) the trait of being cautious and watchful

Definition 3: judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where caution or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he exercised caution in opening the door
  • he handled the vase with care

Synonyms for caution in the sense of this definition

(caution is a kind of ...) good judgment

Definition 4: a warning against certain acts - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where caution or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a caveat against unfair practices

Synonyms for caution in the sense of this definition

(caution is a kind of ...) a message informing of danger

"a warning that still more bombs could explode"

Definition 5: warn strongly; put on guard - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for caution in the sense of this definition

(caution is a kind of ...) notify of danger, potential harm, or risk

"The director warned him that he might be fired" "The doctor warned me about the dangers of smoking"

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