caution caution  /ˈkɑ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
  2. (n) a warning against certain acts
  3. (n) judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
  4. (n) the trait of being circumspect and prudent
  5. (v) warn strongly; put on guard

Usage(s):

  • The very means that man uses to conquer or prevent disease have a way of turning on him unless he uses caution.

News

  1. CHELSEA POLICE: Use caution while driving around Beach Middle School tomorrow because of junior triathlon

    CHELSEA — Police are reminding residents to use caution while driving around the Beach Middle School area tomorrow, as there will be a junior triathlon taking place from 9-10:30 a.m.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Chelsea Standard

  2. Caution Is Needed When Considering These Aluminum Stocks

    Caution Is Needed When Considering These Aluminum Stocks        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Motley Fool

  3. Caution flags stir interest late at Pocono race

    Sunday's Party in the Poconos 400 had just one caution over the first 125 laps, but five over the last 35. LONG POND — Last year, NASCAR shortened its Pocono races from 200 to 160 laps — from 500 miles down to 400. The move was made to add some much-needed excitement to a sport badly in need of it. The hope was that each lap would be worth a little more and the yawn-inducing "middle stretch" of ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Morning Call

Quotes

  1. "It should be regarded with some caution," Kagan said of that line of thinking.
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Elena Kagan Source: The Associated Press

  2. "That really wasn't the situation that we wanted to be in," said Harvick, also the winner at Talladega in April. "I wanted to be behind him and be able to push him because it was looking pretty good for us, then that caution came out and we...
    on Jul 3, 2010 By: Kevin Harvick Source: Lewiston Sun Journal

  3. Obama said "we don't know all the answers yet and I would caution to jumping to conclusions until we have all the facts."
    on Nov 5, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: USA Today

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