verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of caution
Examples from the Web for caution
Good news, in an epidemic as unpredictable as this one, must be met with caution.
While the caution that the fragility of this situation calls for cannot be overstated, neither can the successes made thus far.
There was “some note of caution” attached to hiring Knox, thanks to the negativity from the case, Robinson said.Amanda Knox, Cub Reporter: The Convicted Murderer Is Now Writing Theater Reviews for a Small Seattle Paper|Justin Miller|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Medical authorities of the day often acted less out of an “abundance of caution” than with a general callousness to humanity.
Distasteful those ads might be, but restrictions on political speech should be exercised with great deliberation and caution.
Caution must still be observed in passing through Garningham at night.
But we would not leave this subject without a grain of caution.The Peanut Plant|B. W. Jones
Not to fall into the hands of enemies Jack advanced with caution.Jack North's Treasure Hunt|Roy Rockwood
Duff kept straight on in a spirit of caution, and just missed treading upon the fattest rat in the heathen parish of St. John's.The Path of a Star|Mrs. Everard Cotes (AKA Sara Jeannette Duncan)
"Better wait until we get some word from the major," suggested Jack, who was getting some of his chum's caution.Air Service Boys Over The Rhine|Charles Amory Beach
British Dictionary definitions for caution
Word Origin for caution
Idioms and Phrases with caution
see throw caution to the winds.