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Synonyms for caution

Synonyms for caution

careful forethought to avoid harm or risk

the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

advice to beware, as of a person or thing

to notify (someone) of imminent danger or risk

Synonyms for caution

the trait of being cautious

a warning against certain acts


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judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

the trait of being circumspect and prudent

warn strongly

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By design, initial test procedures favour positive readings, erring on the side of caution to protect soldiers.
Keegan said: "We are erring on the side of caution with Jamie - also with Tony and Steve.
We are currently erring on the side of caution with our quarantine and are working to rapidly identify and recall the relevant population of valves.
ADELANTO - Considering recent events, erring on the side of caution when it comes to players' safety probably was a good idea.
Contrary to the year 2000 boom behavior in which industry pundits pronounced the boom to continue for 2 or more years, when in fact the recession was just around the corner, they are now erring on the side of caution, hesitating to forecast the longevity of the current boom," remarked Dr.
Erring on the side of caution, school officials are assuming that the fault underneath Belmont is active.
We are exercising or erring on the side of caution with the students' safety in mind,'' said Richard Mayhue, executive vice president of The Master's College and Seminary.