ETYM French caution a security, Latin cautio, from cavere (For scavere) to be on one's guard, to take care (orig.) to be on the watch, see; akin to Eng. show.
1. A warning against certain acts; SYN. caveat.
2. Judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; SYN. precaution, care, forethought.
3. The trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger; SYN. cautiousness, carefulness.
cautiousness / kɒʃəsnəs /
The quality of being cautious.
caveat / keɪviæt /
ETYM Latin caved let him beware, pres. subj. of cavere to be on one's guard to, beware.
Injunction to stop proceedings; warning. caveat emptor, (Latin) “let the purchaser beware”.
(Law) A formal notice filed with a court or officer to suspend a proceeding until filer is given a hearing.
ETYM French précation, Latin praecautio, from praecavere, praecautum, to guard against beforehand; prae before + cavere be on one's guard. Related to Pre-, and Caution.
1. The trait of practicing caution in advance.
2. Warding off an impending threat; SYN. safeguard.
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