Synonyms of caution in English:

caution


See definition of caution

noun

1‘you are advised to proceed with caution’

SYNONYMS

care, carefulness, wariness, awareness, heedfulness, heed, attention, attentiveness, alertness, watchfulness, vigilance, circumspection, discretion, prudence, guardedness, chariness, forethought, mindfulness

informal caginess

ANTONYMS

incaution, recklessness

2‘a first offender may receive a caution from the police’

SYNONYMS

warning, admonition, admonishment, injunction, monition

reprimand, rebuke, reproof, scolding

exhortation, guidance, caveat, counsel

informal telling-off, dressing-down, talking-to

British informal ticking off, carpeting


verb

1‘advisers have cautioned against tax increases’

SYNONYMS

advise, warn, recommend, counsel, urge, admonish, exhort

2‘he was cautioned by the police’

SYNONYMS

warn, admonish, give an injunction to

reprimand, rebuke, reprove, scold

informal tell off, give someone a telling-off, give someone a dressing-down, give someone a talking-to

British informal give someone a ticking-off, carpet