HyperDic: caution

English > 5 senses of the word caution:
NOUNattributecaution, cautiousness, carefulnessthe trait of being cautious
communicationcaution, caveata warning against certain acts
cognitioncaution, precaution, care, forethoughtjudiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
attributecaution, circumspectionthe trait of being circumspect and prudent
VERBcommunicationcaution, admonish, monishwarn strongly
caution > pronunciation
Soundskaa'shahn; kao'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > caution: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger.
Example"a man of caution"
Synonymscautiousness, carefulness
BroaderattentivenessThe trait of being observant and paying attention
Oppositeincaution, incautiousnessThe trait of forgetting or ignoring possible danger
Spanishcautela
English > caution: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA warning against certain acts.
Synonymcaveat
BroaderwarningA message informing of danger / danger
Spanishadvertencia
Adjectivescautionaryserving to warn
Verbscautionwarn strongly
English > caution: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaningjudiciousness in avoiding harm or danger.
Example"he exercised caution in opening the door"
Synonymsprecaution, care, forethought
BroaderjudiciousnessGood judgment
Spanishcautela, cuidado, miramiento, precaución, prevención, previsión, recaudo, tiento
Catalancautela, precaució, prudència
Adjectivescautiousshowing careful forethought
English > caution: 5 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being circumspect and prudent.
Synonymcircumspection
NarrowerprecautionThe trait of practicing caution in advance
wariness, charinessThe trait of being cautious and watchful
Broaderdiscretion, discernmentThe trait of judging wisely and objectively
Spanishcautela, circunspección, prudencia
Catalancautela, circumspecció, moderació, prudència
English > caution: 5 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningwarn strongly; put on guard.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsadmonish, monish
Broaderwarnnotify of danger / danger, potential harm, or risk
Spanishadvertir, amonestar, reprender
Catalanamonestar, reprendre
Nounscautiona warning against certain acts

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict