Caution

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Caution->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ caution
caution
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ cautiousness
cautiousness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ discretion
discretion
prudence
cautel|
heed
circumspection
calculation
deliberation
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ foresight
foresight
&c. 510
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ vigilance
vigilance
&c. 459
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ warning
warning
&c. 668
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ coolness
coolness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ self-possession
self-possession
self-command
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ presence of mind
presence of mind
sang froid
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ well-regulated mind
well-regulated mind
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ worldly wisdom
worldly wisdom
Fabian policy
PARAG:Caution->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be cautious
be cautious
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take care
take care
take heed
take good care
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ have a care mind
have a care mind
what one is about
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be on one's guard
be on one's guard
&c.(keep watch) 459
=>make assurance doubly sure
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make assurance doubly sure
make assurance doubly sure
=>(Macbeth)
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ bespeak
bespeak
&c.(be early) 132
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ think twice
think twice
look before one leaps
count the cost
look to the main chance
cut one's coat according to one's cloth
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ feel one's ground
feel one's ground
feel one's way
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ see how the land lies
see how the land lies
&c.(foresight) 510
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ wait to see how the cat jumps
wait to see how the cat jumps
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ bridle one's tongue
bridle one's tongue
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ reculer pour mieux sauter
reculer pour mieux sauter
&c.(prepare) 673
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ let well alone
let well alone
let well enough alone
ne pas reveiller le chat qui dort
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ keep out of harm's way
keep out of harm's way
keep out of troubled waters
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ keep at a respectful distance
keep at a respectful distance
stand aloof
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ keep on the safe side
keep on the safe side
be on the safe side
GRP: \\ V \\ 5
Sgm: \\ V \\ 5 \\ husband one's resources
husband one's resources
&c. 636
GRP: \\ V \\ 6
Sgm: \\ V \\ 6 \\ caution
caution
&c.(warn) 668
PARAG:Caution->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ cautious
cautious
wary
guarded
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ on one's guard
on one's guard
&c.(watchful) 459
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ cavendo tutus
cavendo tutus
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ in medio tutissimus
in medio tutissimus
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ vigilant
vigilant
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ careful
careful
heedful
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ cautelous|
cautelous|
stealthy
chary
shy of
circumspect
prudent
discreet
politic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ sure-footed
sure-footed
&c.(skillful) 698
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ unenterprising
unenterprising
unadventurous
cool
steady
self-possessed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ overcautious
overcautious
PARAG:Caution->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ cautiously
cautiously
&c.->Adj.
PARAG:Caution->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ have a care
have a care
=>!

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  • caution — (n.) c.1300, bail, guarantee, pledge, from O.Fr. caution security, surety, from L. cautionem (nom. cautio) caution, care, foresight, precaution, noun of action from pp. stem of cavere to be on one s guard (see CAVEAT (Cf. caveat)). The Latin… …   Etymology dictionary

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