The police will be taking every precaution to make the funeral tomorrow and the London Marathon go ahead.
Four stabilizing wires were staked around the tree as a precaution against it ever being toppled again.
A combination of luck, precaution and experience kept me safe from stones, rubber bullets and live ammunition.
c.1600, from French précaution (16c.) and directly from Late Latin praecautionem (nominative praecautio) "a safeguarding," from past participle stem of Latin praecavere "to guard against beforehand," from prae "before" (see pre-) + cavere "to be one's own guard" (see caution (n.)). The verb meaning "to warn (someone) in advance" is from c.1700.