showing, using, or characterized by caution:
a cautious man; To be cautious is often to show wisdom.
showing or having caution; wary; prudent
1640s, from caution + -ous. The Latin word for this was cautus “careful, heedful.” Related: Cautiously; cautiousness.
a river in S India, flowing SE from the Western Ghats in Mysore state through Madras state to the Bay of Bengal: sacred to the Hindus. 475 miles (765 km) long. Historical Examples noun a river in S India, rising in the Western Ghats and flowing southeast to the Bay of Bengal. Length: 765 km […]
cavalier. cavalry. cavity. Historical Examples abbreviation Curia advisari vult: used in English law to indicate that a court has decided to consider a case privately before giving judgment, as when time is needed to consider arguments or submissions made to it Compare avizandum Constant Angular Velocity cyclophosphamide doxorubicin vincristine cavalry caveat cavity
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cisplatin etoposide alternating with CAV
noun a Spanish sparkling wine produced by a method similar to that used for champagne Contemporary Examples Historical Examples cava ca·va (kā’və) n. See vena cava.