precautions (0 synonym found)

Definition of precautions:

(n) : previous caution or care; caution previously employed to prevent mischief or secure good; as, his life was saved by precaution; a measure taken beforehand to ward off evil or secure good or success; a precautionary act; as, to take precautions against accident
"the ancient philosophers treasured up their supposed discoveries with miserable precaution. --J. H. Newman."
(v) : to warn or caution beforehand. --Locke; to take precaution against. [R.] --Dryden

Definition of precautions:

(n) : previous caution or care; caution previously employed to prevent mischief or secure good; as, his life was saved by precaution; a measure taken beforehand to ward off evil or secure good or success; a precautionary act; as, to take precautions against accident
"the ancient philosophers treasured up their supposed discoveries with miserable precaution. --J. H. Newman."
(v) : to warn or caution beforehand. --Locke; to take precaution against. [R.] --Dryden

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