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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. precaution: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. precaution: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. precaution: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. precaution: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. precaution: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. precaution: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Precaution, precaution: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. precaution: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. precaution: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. precaution: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. precaution: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. precaution: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Precaution, precaution: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. precaution: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. precaution: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. precaution: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Precaution: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. precaution: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. precaution: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. precaution: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. precaution: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. precaution: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. precaution: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. precaution: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. precaution: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. precaution: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. precaution: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. precaution: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Precaution: Health and Wellness Dictionary [home, info]
  2. Precaution: National Immunization Program Glossary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. precaution: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (precaution)

noun:  a precautionary measure warding off impending danger or damage or injury etc. ("He put an ice pack on the injury as a precaution")
noun:  the trait of practicing caution in advance
noun:  judiciousness in avoiding harm or danger

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Phrases that include precaution:   safety precaution

Words similar to precaution:   care, caution, forethought, precautionary, safeguard, more...

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