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Definition of Caution

Caution

  1. A careful attention to the probable effects of an act, in order that failure or harm may be avoided; prudence in regard to danger; provident care; wariness.
  2. Security; guaranty; bail.
  3. Precept or warning against evil of any kind; exhortation to wariness; advice; injunction.
  4. To give notice of danger to; to warn; to exhort [one] to take heed.
  5. A pledge, bond, or other security for the performance of an obligation either in or out of judicial proceedings; the promise or contract of one not for himself but another; security.

Caution Quotations

I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution. - Wernher von Braun
I have learned to use the word 'impossible' with the greatest caution.
Wernher von Braun

In the writing of memoirs, as in the production of shows, too much caution causes the audience to nod and think of other channels.
Gerald Clarke

Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.
George Washington

Youth is the spirit of adventure and awakening. It is a time of physical emerging when the body attains the vigor and good health that may ignore the caution of temperance. Youth is a period of timelessness when the horizons of age seem too distant to be noticed.
Ezra Taft Benson

It's like, the more you commit, the happier the animators are; if you're at all iffy and concerned, then it doesn't free them up to do as much fun stuff, so you have to just go for it and, again, trust the people around you and not be seemingly guarded and numb. Throw caution to the wind a bit.
Neil Patrick Harris
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Caution Translations

caution in Afrikaans is waarsku
caution in Danish is forsigtighed, advare
caution in Dutch is waarschuwen
caution in Finnish is varoittaa
caution in French is circonspection, avertir
caution in German is Behutsamkeit, Vorsicht, Warnung
caution in Latin is cautela
caution in Norwegian is forsiktighet, forsiktighet
caution in Portuguese is cuidado
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