Synonyms of precaution


1. precaution, safeguard, guard, measure, step

usage: a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc.; "he put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution"; "an insurance policy is a good safeguard"; "we let our guard down"

2. precaution, circumspection, caution

usage: the trait of practicing caution in advance

3. caution, precaution, care, forethought, judiciousness

usage: judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care"

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Definition and meaning of precaution (Dictionary)