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See definition of cautioning on Dictionary.com
  • as incautionary
  • as inwarning

synonyms for cautioning

  • admonishing
  • admonitory
  • advisory
  • preventive
  • warning
  • ominous
  • admonishing
  • threatening
  • admonitory
  • exemplary
  • exhortatory
  • monitorial
  • monitory
  • premonitory
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How to use cautioning in a sentence

One of the neighbours brought Shidiak a letter, cautioning him, if he went to the shekh's house, not to smoke or drink with him.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
The return journey was about half completed when Jotan stopped suddenly and raised a cautioning hand.
WARRIOR OF THE DAWNHOWARD CARLETON BROWNE
I refused a trap and set out on foot, after cautioning them against telephoning my arrival.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
In an instant the lieutenant was galloping out to the front, cautioning the driver to come on slowly.
WARRIOR GAPCHARLES KING
After cautioning his employee to maintain strict silence, he and Ned drove away.
TOM SWIFT AND HIS GIANT TELESCOPEVICTOR APPLETON
There will be no need of his cautioning his pupils not to pay attention to the muscular workings of the vocal organs.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF SINGINGDAVID C. TAYLOR
Very deliberately and quietly General Stevens gave the necessary orders, cautioning his colonels against haste or flurry.
THE LIFE OF ISAAC INGALLS STEVENS, VOLUME II (OF 2)HAZARD STEVENS
Down in the lobby the fat man, cigar in mouth, was cautioning the clerk, and emphasizing his remarks with one forefinger.
ROAST BEEF, MEDIUMEDNA FERBER
The goddess, accordingly, is strenuous in cautioning her followers to keep within the pale of trifles, and of the sensible.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
The King would have spoken, but the accents died on his tongue, as he received from Albany a look cautioning him to forbear.
THE FAIR MAID OF PERTHSIR WALTER SCOTT
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WORDS RELATED TO CAUTIONING

  • admonishing
  • admonitory
  • advisory
  • cautioning
  • preventive
  • warning
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.