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cautions

verb
present tense third-person singular of caution

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(Entry 1 of 2)

to give notice to beforehand especially of danger or risk
  • the doctor cautioned that I should still be careful using my sprained wrist for the next several days

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cautions

noun
plural of caution

Synonyms & Antonyms of cautions (Entry 2 of 2)

1 something extraordinary or surprising
  • how she manages to drive her car without destroying the neighborhood is a caution

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2 something that tells of approaching danger or risk
  • this is just a caution that the following paragraph practically gives away the entire plot of the movie

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  • all clears
3 the act or an instance of telling beforehand of danger or risk
  • we heeded the police officer's caution about the road ahead

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4 a measure taken to preclude loss or injury
  • the standard caution of donning surgical gloves before performing any kind of dental work

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“Cautions.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cautions. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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