Definitions For Caution


  • The trait of being cautious; being attentive to possible danger
  • The trait of being circumspect and prudent
  • Judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
  • A warning against certain acts
  • Care taken to avoid danger or risk : a careful attitude or way of behaving
  • A warning telling someone to be careful
  • A spoken official warning given to someone who has done something illegal but has not committed a serious crime


  • Warn strongly; put on guard
  • To warn or tell (someone) about a possible danger, problem, etc.
  • To give a caution to (someone)

Is Caution a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Caution is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Caution in a Sentence

  • You should use caution when operating the electric saw.
  • He injected a note of caution in his talk.
  • Her financial adviser urged caution before investing in the project.
  • Officials are cautioning that the war may continue for years.
  • “Don't decide too quickly,” she cautioned.
  • He was cautioned for speeding.

Synonyms for Caution

Antonyms for Caution

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