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I have no pretension that I belong in D.C. I mean, I have to be cautious on how we do our restaurant.
Daniel Boulud

Meaning of "cautious" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CAUTIOUS

cautious  [ˈkɔːʃəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CAUTIOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cautious is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES CAUTIOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of cautious in the English dictionary

The definition of cautious in the dictionary is showing or having caution; wary; prudent.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CAUTIOUS


andromonoecious
ˌændrəʊmɒˈniːʃəs
autecious
ɔːˈtiːʃəs
autoecious
ɔːˈtiːʃəs
Confucius
kənˈfjuːʃəs
facetious
fəˈsiːʃəs
gynodioecious
ˌɡaɪnəʊdaɪˈiːʃəs
heteroecious
ˌhɛtəˈriːʃəs
hypercautious
ˌhaɪpəˈkɔːʃəs
incautious
ɪnˈkɔːʃəs
monecious
mɒˈniːʃəs
overcautious
ˌəʊvəˈkɔːʃəs
parecious
pəˈriːʃəs
paroecious
pəˈriːʃəs
precautious
priːˈkɔːʃəs
specious
ˈspiːʃəs
supercautious
ˌsuːpərˈkɔːʃəs
tertius
ˈtɜːʃəs
tortious
ˈtɔːʃəs
ultracautious
ˌʌltrəˈkɔːʃəs
Ushas
ˈuːʃəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CAUTIOUS

caustically
causticity
causticness
cautel
cautelous
cauter
cauterant
cauteries
cauterisation
cauterism
cauterization
cauterize
cautery
caution
caution money
cautionary
cautioner
cautionry
cautiously
cautiousness

WORDS THAT END LIKE CAUTIOUS

ambitious
captious
conscientious
contentious
delicious
expeditious
factitious
fictitious
flirtatious
infectious
licentious
nutritious
ostentatious
pretentious
rambunctious
scrumptious
superstitious
tendentious
unambitious
unpretentious
vexatious

Synonyms and antonyms of cautious in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CAUTIOUS»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «cautious» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of cautious

Translation of «cautious» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CAUTIOUS

Find out the translation of cautious to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cautious from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cautious» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

小心的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cauteloso
570 millions of speakers

English

cautious
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सतर्क
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حَذِر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

осторожный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cauteloso
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সাবধান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

prudent
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berhati-hati
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

vorsichtig
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

慎重な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

조심하는
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cautious
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thận trọng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எச்சரிக்கையாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सावध
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ihtiyatlı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

prudente
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ostrożny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

обережний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

precaut
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προσεκτικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Versigtig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

försiktig
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

varsom
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cautious

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CAUTIOUS»

The term «cautious» is very widely used and occupies the 19.835 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CAUTIOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cautious

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10 QUOTES WITH «CAUTIOUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word cautious.
1
Brian Acton
There's a certain degree of speculation that goes into valuations. In so far as the market supports a valuation, everyone who gets a great one deserves it, but they should also be cautious because that speculation is temporary. I saw Yahoo go from $100 billion to $10 billion. It's not a long-term measure.
2
Rand Beers
Let's be cautious about dreaming up extreme scenarios. The situation in Iraq is still salvageable.
3
Dierks Bentley
And I'm the biggest country fan there is, but I'm always a little cautious of a slower song or just a song with subject matter.
4
Michael Bergin
What was it about Carolyn that made her so cautious about revealing herself?
5
Daniel Boulud
I have no pretension that I belong in D.C. I mean, I have to be cautious on how we do our restaurant.
6
James Cameron
There are many talented people who haven't fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious, and were unwilling to make the leap of faith.
7
Robert Chambers
If you treat with courtesy your equal, who is privileged to resent an impertinence, how much more cautious should you be to your dependents, from whom you demand a respectful demeanor.
8
Mary Boykin Chesnut
Oh, if I could put some of my reckless spirit into these discreet cautious lazy men!
9
Gail Devers
I have to be cautious, have my thyroid levels checked, and as long as I do that, I'm fine.
10
Michael Douglas
People are goofy about the movie business, so you end up counting on friends you knew before you were successful. It is harder to make new friends because you are a little more cautious.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CAUTIOUS»

Discover the use of cautious in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cautious and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cautious Crusade : Franklin D. Roosevelt, American Public ...
In this provocative book, Steven Casey challenges conventional wisdom about America's participation in World War II. Drawing on the numerous opinion polls and surveys conducted by the U.S. government, he traces the development of elite and ...
Steven Casey Lecturer in International History London School of Economics and Political Science, 2001
2
The cautious canine: how to help dogs conquer their fears
How to help dogs conquer their fears with desensitization and classical counter-conditioning.
Patricia B. McConnell, 2005
3
Cautious Visionary: Cordell Hull and Trade Reform, 1933-1937
This text investigates the political struggles surrounding the passage and implementation of the Act, and its impact on Roosevelt's first administration.
Michael Anthony Butler, 1998
4
A Cautious Silence: The Politics of Australian Anthropology
This is the first exploration of modern Australian social anthropology which examines the forces that helped shaped its formation.
Geoffrey G. Gray, 2007
5
A Cautious Patriotism: The American Churches & the Second ...
In Cautious Patriotism, Gerald Sittser examines the issues raised by World War II in light of the reactions they provoked among Catholics, Episcopalians, Lutherans, Unitarians, and members of other Christian denominations.
Gerald Lawson Sittser, 1997
6
The Cautious Jealous Virtue: Hume on Justice
In The Cautious Jealous Virtue, she deepens our understanding of Hume by examining what he meant by âeoejustice.âe In Baierâe(tm)s account, Hume always understood justice to be closely linked to self-interest (hence his description of it ...
Annette Baier, 2010
7
Cautious Rebel: A Biography of Susan Clay Sawitzky
This is the biography of Susan Clay Sawitzky (1897-1981), who struggled for 60 years against the values of Southern womanhood assimilated in her youth.
Lindsey Apple, 1997
8
Cautious Crusade: Franklin D. Roosevelt, American Public ...
In this provocative book, Steven Casey challenges conventional wisdom about America's participation in World War II. Drawing on the numerous opinion polls and surveys conducted by the U.S. government, he traces the development of elite and ...
Steven Casey, 2001
9
More Curious Than Cautious
Annotation pending.
Peter Fraser, 2010
10
Baptizing Alternative Medicine: A Guide for the Curious But ...
Are alternative medicine and Christianity natural allies or rivals?
W. Westbrook, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CAUTIOUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cautious is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Ashes: England have grounds for (cautious) hope against …
Mitchell Johnson traumatised England in Australia last time out, but his record in away Ashes series is not as formidable. Photograph: James ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
USD/JPY steadies around 122.75, cautious ahead of Euro Summit
FXStreet (Mumbai) - The US dollar keeps its upbeat momentum intact versus the Japanese yen in European morning, lifting USD/JPY towards ... «FXStreet, Jul 15»
3
China Market Opens Lower as Investors Cautious Over Stabilizing …
0301 GMT [Dow Jones] China stocks opened lower Tuesday--sentiment remains sluggish and margin-call pressure acute, say analysts. «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
4
A Cautious Start Expected for Asian Equities
Australian equities will see a cautious start ahead of the Reserve Bank of Australia's (RBA) policy meeting. Local futures edged up 0.3 percent ... «MarketPulse, Jul 15»
5
Letters: Cautious on targets
This refers to the editorial "Thinking big" (July 7). While inheriting a sluggish economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team seem ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
6
BSP cautious even as inflation eases
INFLATION last month eased anew to its slowest pace in at least two decades on a muted rise in food prices, the state statistical agency ... «BusinessWorld Online Edition, Jul 15»
7
Netflix investors cautious ahead of Q2 report next week
Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) received another bullish analyst report on Tuesday, but investors are cautious ahead of the Internet television ... «Investor's Business Daily, Jul 15»
8
KLCI wavers as investors cautious on foreign selling
KUALA LUMPUR: The FBM KLCI wavered in nearly Tuesday trade on lingering worries on the outlook for Greece, the weak ringgit and ... «The Star Online, Jul 15»
9
Canaccord Reiterates Cautious Stance on Advanced Micro Devices …
Canaccord Genuity analyst Matt Ramsay weighed in today with his views on Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD), after the chip giant ... «Smarter Analyst, Jul 15»
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It is time for women to be cautious while pregnancy if she has epilepsy
The present studies reveal that the probability of death at the time of delivery is much higher for the women having epilepsy than the others. «The Market Business, Jul 15»

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