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    precaution

    precaution - Dictionary definition and meaning for word precaution

    Definition
    (noun) a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.
    Synonyms : guard , safeguard
    Example Sentence
    • he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution
    • an insurance policy is a good safeguard
    • we let our guard down
    Definition
    (noun) the trait of practicing caution in advance Definition
    (noun) judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger
    Synonyms : care , caution , forethought
    Example Sentence
    • he exercised caution in opening the door
    • he handled the vase with care
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