caution

All Noun Verb
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  • His father followed him and cautioned him against too much speed in such places. Cited from The Radio Boys in the Thousand Islands , by J. W. Duffield
  • A couple of late race cautions kept the leaders within reach of each other.
  • He also cautioned them that it would probably be many years before they would receive a response.
  • She quickly cautioned him to say nothing to her father about the real reason for his being there. Cited from The Ridin' Kid from Powder River, by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  • It cautioned young men of well to do families about the ill effects of bad company.
  • During the race there were ten different leaders, twenty lead changes, and seven cautions.
  • Only four cautions were given out for an unknown period of time.
  • The term is therefore used only with caution, although it is not a dead concept.
  • He had been cautioned to take the best of care of himself. Cited from Dick Prescott's Third Year at West Point, by H. Irving Hancock
  • A caution is considered to be spent as soon as it is given.
  • If it does not always tell us what to do, it always cautions us what not to do. Cited from Philothea, by Lydia Maria Child
  • Three men and two boys were given cautions after the match.
  • Also, he cautioned the twelve not to make too much of the attempted escape. Cited from Branded, by Francis Lynde
  • Inside, he closed the door quickly and in a low voice cautioned the others to silence. Cited from The Boy Allies at Jutland, by Robert L. Drake
  • I just knew the caution was going to come out.
  • They cautioned him and the three guards to keep a close watch until they returned. Cited from The Skylark of Space, by Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby
  • The race had eight different leaders, twenty lead changes, and five cautions.
  • "I cautioned the girls last night about taking care of their things." Cited from Grace Harlowe's Junior Year at High School, by Jessie Graham Flower
  • However, swimming should be done with caution, since the water gets deep quickly.
  • There were eight cautions and twenty-three lead changes among eight different drivers during the race.
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Meaning of caution

  • noun The trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
    a man of caution
  • noun A warning against certain acts
    a caveat against unfair practices
  • noun Judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    he exercised caution in opening the door, he handled the vase with care
  • verb Warn strongly; put on guard