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English noun: caveat

1. caveat (communication) a warning against certain acts


SamplesA caveat against unfair practices.


Synonymscaution


Broader (hypernym)warning

2. caveat (communication) (law) a formal notice filed with a court or officer to suspend a proceeding until filer is given a hearing


SamplesA caveat filed against the probate of a will.


Broader (hypernym)notice


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law









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