Synonyms of caution


1. caution, cautiousness, carefulness, attentiveness

usage: the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger; "a man of caution"

2. caution, caveat, warning

usage: a warning against certain acts; "a caveat against unfair practices"

3. caution, precaution, care, forethought, judiciousness

usage: judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"

4. circumspection, caution, discretion, discernment

usage: the trait of being circumspect and prudent


1. caution, admonish, monish, warn

usage: warn strongly; put on guard

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Definition and meaning of caution (Dictionary)