To caution is defined as to warn.(verb)
An example of caution is when you warn someone to be careful because the floor is wet.
The definition of a caution is a warning, or is the act of expressing care because of potential risk or danger.(noun)
See caution in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME caucioun < L cautio < cautus, pp. of cavere, to be on one's guard: see hear
See caution in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English caucioun
Origin: , from Old French caution
Origin: , from Latin cautiō, cautiōn-
Origin: , from cautus
Origin: , past participle of cavēre, to take care.
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