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  • nounalertness, carefulness
  • nounwarning
  • verbwarn, advise

synonyms for caution

  • attention
  • care
  • discretion
  • foresight
  • prudence
  • vigilance
  • circumspection
  • deliberation
  • discreetness
  • forethought
  • heed
  • heedfulness
  • providence
  • watchfulness
  • Fabian policy
  • canniness
See also synonyms for: cautioned / cautioning
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antonyms for caution

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  • carelessness
  • disregard
  • ignorance
  • indiscretion
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • thoughtlessness
  • heedlessness
  • imprudence
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    How to use caution in a sentence

    Analysts have expressed some caution about the Nikola Badger, for which the company began taking preorders before announcing its manufacturer.
    NIKOLA STOCK SURGES 40% ON GENERAL MOTORS PARTNERSHIP NEWSDZANEMORRISSEPTEMBER 8, 2020FORTUNE
    Because private security officers don’t have the legal protection of the badge, they’re taught to use extra caution when exercising deadly force.
    DEFUND THE POLICE? HERE COME THE PRIVATE SECURITY PATROLSNICK FOURIEZOSAUGUST 27, 2020OZY
    Elmer unwraps some caution tape for ratepayers in the meantime.
    MORNING REPORT: CITY WALKS A FINE LINE WITH FRANCHISE FEE DEALVOICE OF SAN DIEGOAUGUST 7, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    The playground equipment sat unused, swirled in caution tape due to the pandemic.
    IF YOUR LOCAL PARK SUCKS, THIS IS PROBABLY WHYMACKENZIE ELMERJULY 6, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
    Fisheries biologist Allen Andrews has a word of caution about the new research.
    TRACES FROM NUCLEAR-WEAPONS TESTS OFFER CLUES TO WHALE SHARKS’ AGESMARIA TEMMINGMAY 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
    But Soult was possessed of a crafty caution which seldom if ever allowed his ambition to hinder the success his ability deserved.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    They show to the full the secret of the Marshal's success as a soldier, the blending of ardour with method and dash with caution.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    In successive letters he reiterates the caution to beware of surprise and treason, and his anxiety for constant news.
    KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
    With all the fiery enthusiasm of the Gael, he possessed to an unusual degree the caution of the Lowland Scot.
    NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
    "It's across the lagoon," Dr. Silence cried, but this time in full tones that paid no tribute to caution.
    THREE MORE JOHN SILENCE STORIESALGERNON BLACKWOOD
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    WORDS RELATED TO CAUTION

    • admonition
    • caution
    • cautionary reminder
    • forewarning
    • monition
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