Caution

  • 1 caution — [ kosjɔ̃ ] n. f. • caucion v. 1260; lat. cautio « précaution », de cavere « prendre garde » 1 ♦ Garantie d un engagement pris pour soi même ou pour un autre. ⇒ cautionnement; assurance, gage, sûreté. Verser une caution, de l argent pour servir de …

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  • 2 caution — CAUTION. s. f. Celui qui répond, qui s oblige pour un autre. Caution solvable. Caution bourgeoise. Caution solidaire. Bonne et suffisante caution. Etre caution de quelqu un. Recevoir une caution. Servir de caution. Donner caution. Décharger les… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 3 caution — Caution, Un pleige et caution, Praes, Appromissor, Expromissor. Caution bourgeoise, Assiduus fideiussor. Caution de payer dedans certain temps qu on demande de respit, Cautio moratoria. Caution en matiere capitale, Vas, vadis. Bailler caution… …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 4 caution — cau‧tion [ˈkɔːʆn ǁ ˈkɒː ] noun [uncountable] FINANCE if there is caution in the financial markets, people are unwilling to buy or sell because they are worried that prices will fall: • Investors exercised caution in the run up to the election. * …

    Financial and business terms

  • 5 caution — CAUTION. s. f. Pleige, qui respond, qui s oblige pour un autre. Caution solvable. caution bourgeoise. bonne & suffisante caution. estre caution. recevoir une caution, servir de caution. donner caution. descharger les cautions. certifier une… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 caution — I (vigilance) noun attention, attentiveness, care, carefulness, cautio, circumspection, concern, conscientiousness, consideration, cura, diligence, exactitude, exactness, forethought, guardedness, heed, needfulness, meticulousness, mindfulness,… …

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  • 7 Caution — Cau tion, n. [F. caution a security, L. cautio, fr. cavere (For scavere) to be on one s guard, to take care (orig.) to be on the watch, see; akin to E. show.] 1. A careful attention to the probable effects of an act, in order that failure or harm …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Caution — can refer to:* A precautionary statement describing a potential hazard. * care taken with something * a police caution, an alternative to prosecution for a criminal offence in some countries such as the United Kingdom and Australia * a sanction… …

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  • 9 Caution — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Caution Álbum de Hot Water Music Publicación 8 de octubre de 2002 Grabación 2002 …

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  • 10 caution — ► NOUN 1) care taken to avoid danger or mistakes. 2) warning: advisers sounded a note of caution. 3) Law, chiefly Brit. a formal warning given to someone who has committed a minor offence but has not been charged. ► VERB 1) warn or advise. 2)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 caution — (n.) c.1300, bail, guarantee, pledge, from O.Fr. caution security, surety, from L. cautionem (nom. cautio) caution, care, foresight, precaution, noun of action from pp. stem of cavere to be on one s guard (see CAVEAT (Cf. caveat)). The Latin… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 caution — [n1] alertness, carefulness attention, canniness, care, circumspection, deliberation, discreetness, discretion, Fabian policy, foresight, forethought, heed, heedfulness, providence, prudence, vigilance, watchfulness; concept 410 Ant. heedlessness …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 caution — n circumspection, wariness, chariness, calculation (see under CAUTIOUS) Analogous words: watchfulness, vigilance, alertness (see corresponding adjectives at WATCHFUL): *prudence, providence, foresight, forethought, discretion Antonyms: temerity:… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 Caution — Cau tion v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cautioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cautioning}.] To give notice of danger to; to warn; to exhort [one] to take heed. [1913 Webster] You cautioned me against their charms. Swift. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Cautiōn — (lat. Causĭo), 1) jede Sicherheitsmaßregel wegen eines zu befürchtenden Nachtheiles; 2) Sicherstellung wegen künftiger Verwirklichung eines Rechtes. Sie zerfällt A) in Verb al C., welche entweder durch bloßes Versprechen (Cautio promissorĭa,… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 caution — [kô′shən] n. [ME caucioun < L cautio < cautus, pp. of cavere, to be on one s guard: see HEAR] 1. a warning; admonition 2. a word, sign, etc. by which warning is given 3. the act or practice of being cautious; wariness ☆ 4. [Old Informal] a… …

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  • 17 caution — (kô sion ; en poésie, de trois syllabes) s. f. 1°   Engagement que l on prend pour un autre, et, par extension, la personne même qui prend cet engagement. Être caution de quelqu un. Se rendre, se porter caution. Donner, fournir caution. Admettre …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 18 CAUTION — s. f. Celui qui répond pour un autre, qui s engage à satisfaire à l obligation contractée par un autre, dans le cas où celui ci n y satisferait pas. Caution légale. Caution judiciaire. Caution solidaire. Caution solvable. Bonne et suffisante… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 19 caution — cau|tion1 [ˈko:ʃən US ˈko: ] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: cautio, from cavere to be careful, be on guard ] 1.) [U] the quality of being very careful to avoid danger or risks →↑cautious with caution ▪ We must proceed with extreme caution …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 caution — I UK [ˈkɔːʃ(ə)n] / US [ˈkɔʃ(ə)n] noun Word forms caution : singular caution plural cautions ** 1) a) [uncountable] careful thought and lack of hurry in order to try to avoid risks or danger with caution: He was instructed to act with extreme… …

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