Definitions for precaution

Definitions for (noun) precaution

Main entry: safeguard, precaution, guard

Definition: a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.

Usage: he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution; an insurance policy is a good safeguard; we let our guard down

Main entry: precaution

Definition: the trait of practicing caution in advance

Main entry: care, caution, forethought, precaution

Definition: judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

Usage: he exercised caution in opening the door; he handled the vase with care

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