Thesaurus > Related Words: precaution

  Words related to precaution

Related / Similar Words: safeguard, guard, caution, care, forethought

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • the trait of practicing caution in advance;
  • judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger; "he exercised caution in opening the door"; "he handled the vase with care";

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    Hyponyms: security, security measures

     

    Derivational Morphology: safeguard

     

     
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