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synonyms for precautions

  • care
  • caution
  • insurance
  • protection
  • provision
  • safeguard
  • safety measure
  • anticipation
  • circumspection
  • discreetness
  • discretion
  • foresight
  • forethought
  • providence
  • prudence
  • regard
  • wariness
  • canniness
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antonyms for precautions

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  • harm
  • hurt
  • injury
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • thoughtlessness
  • carelessness
  • disregard
  • hindsight
  • ignorance
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How to use precautions in a sentence

In ordinary times these bills are safe enough, if due precautions are taken.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
With these precautions, and a careful destruction of all neighboring weeds, a tolerably clean bed may be expected.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
The Czar returned the visit with the same precautions, and was admitted into Kensington House by a back door.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
These precautions are necessary, because, like all enterprising animals, the beaver is not without enemies.
HARPER'S YOUNG PEOPLE, NOVEMBER 30, 1880VARIOUS
For only typhus and one or two other maladies are the precautions so elaborate as those needed in smallpox.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
Yet all our precautions were of no avail;—how could they be, when what followed had evidently been written in his destiny?
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
As it was, there would be time to send the toll-money to Pyramid Harbor and take all proper precautions.
GOLD-SEEKING ON THE DALTON TRAILARTHUR R. THOMPSON
The warning was not thrown away, but both sisters found the incessant precautions trying.
THE DAUGHTERS OF DANAUSMONA CAIRD
He also took precautions of arming himself for defence against marauders.
THE PILGRIM'S SHELL OR FERGAN THE QUARRYMANEUGNE SUE
But a larger number of lambs will be reared by a careful oversight of the ewes, and the use of proper precautions.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PRECAUTIONS

  • benefits
  • buffer
  • government aid
  • insurance
  • level of economic security guaranteed by government
  • parachute
  • precaution
  • precautions
  • preventive measure
  • protection
  • protective umbrella
  • safeguard
  • safety plug
  • safety valve
  • sheet anchor
  • subsidy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.