Synonyms for caution

Synonyms for (noun) caution

Synonyms: carefulness, caution, cautiousness

Definition: the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger

Usage: a man of caution

Similar words: attentiveness

Definition: the trait of being observant and paying attention

Synonyms: circumspection, caution

Definition: the trait of being circumspect and prudent

Similar words: discernment, discretion

Definition: the trait of judging wisely and objectively

Usage: a man of discernment

Synonyms: care, caution, forethought, precaution

Definition: judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

Usage: he exercised caution in opening the door; he handled the vase with care

Similar words: judiciousness

Definition: good judgment

Synonyms: caution, caveat

Definition: a warning against certain acts

Usage: a caveat against unfair practices

Similar words: warning

Definition: a message informing of danger

Usage: a warning that still more bombs could explode

Synonyms for (verb) caution

Synonyms: admonish, caution, monish

Definition: warn strongly; put on guard

Similar words: warn

Definition: notify of danger, potential harm, or risk

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

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