CAVEAT

 

MEANING 1: (n.) a warning or caution given

 

EXAMPLE SENTENCE: Her father gave her a final caveat before sending her on the trip.

 

MEANING 2: (n.) a cautionary detail to be considered before doing or attempting something

 

EXAMPLE SENTENCE: All stockbrokers give a written caveat that no stock is completely safe.

 

MEANING 3: (n.) a formal notice filed to a court to refrain from taking action or not to take an action without letting the person who filed the caveat know.

 

EXAMPLE SENTENCE: She filed a caveat in court as she hunted for new clues.

 

SYNONYMS: Forewarning, Caution, Admonition 

 

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COGNITIVE

CONTRABAND

CONUNDRUM

CYNICAL