caveo

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *skeue (to perceive, pay attention), see also Sanskrit कवि (kavi, wise, poet, seer, sage), Lithuanian kavoti (safeguard, tend), Armenian ցուցանեմ (cʿucʿanem, I show)

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Verb[edit]

present active caveō, present infinitive cavēre, perfect active cāvī, supine cautum

  1. I beware, avoid, take care.
    Caveat emptor.
    May the buyer beware.
  2. I am aware of; guard against, prevent.
  3. (law) I take care for, order, decree, stipulate.
  4. (with ab) I procure bail or surety from.
  5. I make someone secure by bail or surety; pledge.

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