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Latin Dictionary and Grammar Aid


caveo cavere cavi cautum [to be on one's guard]; with acc. [to be on one's guard against]; 'cave ignoscas' , [take care not to forgive]; with ut and the subj., [to take care that]; with dat. of person, [to take care for, provide for]. Commercial and legal, [to give security or to get security]; also [to provide, order], in a will, treaty or law. Hence partic. cautus -a -um: of persons, etc., [cautious, wary, careful]; of property, [made safe, secured]. Adv. caute, cautim, [cautiously or with security].

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