caveat Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “caveat” - English Dictionary

Definition of "caveat" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

caveatnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkæv·iˌæt, ˈkɑ·viˌɑt/
a ​warning, for ​example about the use or ​effectiveness of something: One caveat: Know when ​passengers must be back on ​board the ​plane.
(Definition of caveat from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "caveat" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

caveatnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkæv.i.æt/ formal
a ​warning to ​consider something before taking any more ​action, or a ​statement that ​limits a more ​generalstatement: He ​agreed to the ​interview, with the caveat that he could ​approve the ​finalarticle.
Synonym
(Definition of caveat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "caveat" - Business English Dictionary

See all translations

caveatnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈkæviæt/
a ​warning to consider something before doing anything more: One caveat: while the ​plans can ​offer an ​opportunity to ​accumulate significant ​wealth over ​time, they cannot ​guarantee the ​safety of ​employeecontributions.
a ​statement that ​limits a more ​generalstatement: Behind every set of ​statistics there's always a caveat.
(Definition of caveat from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of caveat?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More meanings of “caveat”

Word of the Day

harvest

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals, or fish to eat

Word of the Day

In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
In London but at the station: prepositions for talking about travel
by Liz Walter,
September 02, 2015
Several readers have asked for information on prepositions, so I will start with a blog post that looks at an area where they are really important: travel. The first thing to remember is that we use to (and not ‘in’) after the verb go: We are going to London. I went to

Read More 

parklet noun
parklet noun
August 31, 2015
a public outdoor space that may be associated with a local business but where anyone can sit Pop-up cafes in NY are what’s actually called parklets in many other places around the country.

Read More