As nouns the difference between caution and protection
is that caution
is precept or warning against evil or danger of any kind; exhortation to wariness; advice; injunction while protection
is the process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
As a verb caution
is to warn; to alert, advise that caution is warranted.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Precept or warning against evil or danger of any kind; exhortation to wariness; advice; injunction.
A careful attention to the probable effects of an act, in order that failure or harm may be avoided; prudence in regard to danger; provident care; wariness.
Security; guaranty; bail.
- In way of caution I must tell you.
One who gives rise to attention or astonishment.
- The Parliament would yet give his majesty sufficient caution that the war should be prosecuted.
A formal warning given as an alternative to prosecution in minor cases.
- Oh, that boy, he's a caution ! He does make me laugh.
* See also
* err on the side of caution
* throw caution to the wind
To warn; to alert, advise that caution is warranted.
The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
*:But then I had the flintlock by me for protection . ¶ There were giants in the days when that gun was made; for surely no modern mortal could have held that mass of metal steady to his shoulder. The linen-press and a chest on the top of it formed, however, a very good gun-carriage; and, thus mounted, aim could be taken out of the window.
The state of being safe.
A means of keeping or remaining safe.
A means, such as a condom, of preventing pregnancy or sexually transmitted disease.
Immunity from harm obtained by illegal payments, as bribery or extortion.
(lb) Restrictions on foreign competitors which limit their ability to compete with domestic producers of goods or services.
(lb) An instance of a security token associated with a resource (such as a file).
* protection course
* protection money
* protection racket
* be prepared