Precaution vs Preventing - What's the difference?

precaution | preventing |


As a noun precaution

is precaution.

As a verb preventing is

.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

precaution

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Previous caution or care; caution previously employed to prevent mischief or secure good; as, his life was saved by precaution.
  • * John Henry Newman
  • The ancient philosophers treasured up their supposed discoveries with miserable precaution .
  • A measure taken beforehand to ward off evil or secure good or success; a precautionary act.
  • to take precautions against risks of accident

    Derived terms

    * precautionary

    See also

    * prevention

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (transitive): To warn or caution beforehand. --.
  • (rare): To take precaution against. --.
  • preventing

    English

    Verb

    (head)