One entry found for careful.
Main Entry: care·ful
Pronunciation: ke()r-fl, ka()r-
Function: adjective 1: using care : WATCHFUL <a careful driver> 2: made, done, or said with care <a careful examination> - care·ful·ly /-f(-)l/ adverb - care·ful·ness /-fl-ns/ noun synonymsCAREFUL, CAUTIOUS, WARY mean taking care to avoid trouble. CAREFUL suggests that one is alert and thus able to prevent mistakes or accidents <be careful not to get paint on the rug>. CAUTIOUS suggests that one takes special care to avoid problems ahead of time <a cautious driver going slowly around the curve>. WARY suggests that one is suspicious of danger and sly in avoiding it <be wary of strangers>.