Synonyms of careful in English:

careful


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adjective

1‘be careful when you go up the stairs’

SYNONYMS
cautious, heedful, alert, aware, attentive, watchful, vigilant, hypervigilant, wary, on guard, chary, circumspect, prudent, mindful, guarded
unhurried, measured, deliberate
informal leery, cagey
ANTONYMS

careless

2‘Roland was careful of his reputation’

SYNONYMS
mindful, heedful, protective, watchful
ANTONYMS

careless

3‘his mother had always been careful with money’

SYNONYMS
prudent, thrifty, economical, economic, economizing, sparing, frugal, scrimping, abstemious, canny, sensible, cautious
miserly, niggardly, penny-pinching, parsimonious
British mean
informal stingy
ANTONYMS

extravagant

4‘a careful driver’

SYNONYMS
attentive, conscientious, painstaking, meticulous, diligent, assiduous, sedulous, scrupulous, punctilious, fastidious, methodical, orderly, deliberate, judicious, perfectionist
thorough, exhaustive, rigorous
accurate, precise, correct, particular
fussy, finicky
British informal pernickety
North American informal persnickety
archaic nice, laborious
ANTONYMS

inattentive