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noun as in warning

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And while the stories may contain caveats, the initial headlines certainly did not.

But their protestations often were marked by grim frowns or quieter caveats when they thought the formal interview over.

There is certainly no room in Twitter's 140 characters for the cavalcade of caveats that trail the so-called “agreement.”

And so when he approaches some of the major issues facing the city, Hidary can come across like Bloomberg, with a few caveats.

Legislated caveats include provisions that might put at risk national defense or foreign policy.

He continued to grant no Assemblies till 1608, and would not allow “caveats” (limiting the powers of Bishops) to be enforced.

At last the seaman scrambled up and fetched him down, not without many protestations and caveats by the way.

It is needless to say that all the caveats are not quite so full of "plums," but this is certainly a wonder.

Caveats have proven to be, oftentimes, worse than worthless.

Surely it is safer to stop it up; for all the caveats in the world will not keep the kirk unpoisoned, so long as it remains.


On this page you'll find 7 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to caveats, such as: admonition, monition, alarm, caution, forewarning, and sign.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.