careful: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (kâr"ful), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- cautious in one's actions: Be careful when you cross the street.
- taking pains in one's work; exact; thorough: a careful typist.
- (of things) done or performed with accuracy or caution: careful research.
- solicitously mindful (usually fol. by of, about, or in): careful of the rights of others; careful about one's behavior; careful in speech.
- attended with anxiety.