(noun, verb)


1. the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger

- a man of caution

Similar word(s): carefulness, cautiousness

Definition categories: attribute, attentiveness

2. a warning against certain acts

Similar word(s): caveat

Definition categories: communication, warning

3. judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

- he exercised caution in opening the door

Similar word(s): care, forethought, precaution

Definition categories: thought, judiciousness

4. the trait of being circumspect and prudent

Similar word(s): circumspection

Definition categories: attribute, discernment, discretion

Sentences with caution as a noun:

- Oh, that boy, he's a caution! He does make me laugh.


1. warn strongly; put on guard

Similar word(s): admonish, monish

Definition categories: communication, warn