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Synonyms for caveat
ˈkæv iˌɑt, -ˌæt, ˈkɑ vi-, keɪ-caveat

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Princeton's WordNet1.4 / 7 votes

  1. caution, caveatnoun

    a warning against certain acts

    "a caveat against unfair practices"

    circumspection, caution, precaution, care, cautiousness, forethought, carefulness

  2. caveatnoun

    (law) a formal notice filed with a court or officer to suspend a proceeding until filer is given a hearing

    "a caveat filed against the probate of a will"


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PPDB, the paraphrase database1.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "caveat":

    warning, disclaimer, proviso, caution

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How to use caveat in a sentence?

  1. Christopher Ross:

    I don't want to pour cold water on what might be a valid new source of funding, but from the investor's point of view I would say a very strong caveat emptor (buyer beware).

  2. Treva Lindsey:

    People will say, ‘I’m really sad this whole scenario happened, but had she not had that knife ….’ That becomes the ‘but,’ the qualifier, the caveat, and too often we have a caveat when it comes to defending, protecting, and caring for Black girls.

  3. Sophia Nelson:

    The right women, i want to caveat that. And again, I don't mean to be mean or catty but ... I know a lot of women in power positions that don't help other women but there are a lot of women in power positions that do.

  4. Kris Kobach:

    Ultimately it’s his call, there will be a great deal of consistency between the platform and President-elect Trump’s policies – that is, with the caveat that every decision is the president’s decision.

  5. Anthony Fauci:

    It's not too soon if you observe the caveat that's associated with that. And the caveat is, we need to be flexible, and if in fact we do see a turnaround and a resurgence, we have to be able to pivot and go back to any degree of mitigation that is commensurate with what the situation is, we can't just say that' we are done now ; we're going to move on.' We've got to be able to be flexible, because we are dealing with a dynamic situation.

Translations for caveat

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  • مذكرة قانونيةArabic
  • upozornění, varováníCzech
  • advarselDanish
  • Einspruch, Widerspruch, Warnung, Ausnahme, Vorbehalt, PatentanmeldungGerman
  • condición, aviso, reserva, advertenciaSpanish
  • varoitusFinnish
  • avertissementFrench
  • אזהרהHebrew
  • intés, óvás, figyelmeztetésHungarian
  • avvertimento, avvisoItalian
  • waarschuwing, voorbehoud, uitzonderingDutch
  • zastrzeżeniePolish
  • isenção, qualificação, notificação, avisoPortuguese
  • avertismentRomanian
  • уточнение, предуведомление, [[ходатайство]] [[о]] [[приостановка, предостережение, предупреждение, толкование, разъяснение, пояснениеRussian
  • upozorenjeSerbo-Croatian
  • opozoriloSlovene
  • varning, förbehåll, brasklappSwedish
  • kayıt, uyarı, şerh, askı başvurusu, kısıtlama, ikazTurkish
  • báo trướcVietnamese
  • 警告Chinese

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