Definitions for careful

Definitions for (adj) careful

Main entry: careful

Definition: exercising caution or showing care or attention

Usage: they were careful when crossing the busy street; be careful to keep her shoes clean; did very careful research; careful art restorers; careful of the rights of others; careful about one's behavior

Main entry: deliberate, measured, careful

Definition: unhurried and with care and dignity

Usage: walking at the same measured pace; with all deliberate speed

Main entry: thrifty, careful

Definition: mindful of the future in spending money

Usage: careful with money

Main entry: heedful, careful

Definition: cautiously attentive

Usage: careful of her feelings; heedful of his father's advice

Main entry: careful

Definition: full of cares or anxiety

Usage: Thou art careful and troubled about many things-Luke 10.41

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