Definitions for prudentˈprud nt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word prudent
careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment
"a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"
Sagacious in adapting means to ends; circumspect in action, or in determining any line of conduct; careful, discreet, sensible; -- opposed to rash; directed by prudence or wise forethought; evincing prudence;
Practically wise, judicious, shrewd
His prudent career moves reliably brought him to the top
Frugal; economical; not extravagant;
Only prudent expenditure may provide quality within a restrictive budget
sagacious in adapting means to ends; circumspect in action, or in determining any line of conduct; practically wise; judicious; careful; discreet; sensible; -- opposed to rash; as, a prudent man; dictated or directed by prudence or wise forethought; evincing prudence; as, prudent behavior
frugal; economical; not extravagant; as, a prudent woman; prudent expenditure of money
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
prōō′dent, adj. cautious and wise in conduct: careful: discreet: dictated by forethought: frugal.—n. Pru′dence, quality of being prudent: wisdom applied to practice: attention to self-interest: caution.—adj. Pruden′tial, using or practising prudence.—n. a matter for prudence (generally pl.).—n. Prudential′ity.—advs. Pruden′tially; Pru′dently. [Fr.,—L. prūdens, prūdentis, contr. of providens, pr.p. of providēre, to foresee.]
The numerical value of prudent in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of prudent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A prudent question is one-half of wisdom.
A prudent question is one half of wisdom.
Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.
A multitude of words is no proof of a prudent mind.
To be prudent, choose a #1 seed as your national champ.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- حريص, حكيمArabic
- vorsichtig, umsichtigGerman
- harkitsevainen, viisas, varovainenFinnish
- glicScottish Gaelic
- sluw, slim, voorzichtig, economisch, beredeneerd, vooruitziend, omzichtig, zuinig, doordachtDutch
- проницательный, осторожный, расчётливый, бережливый, благоразумный, рассудительныйRussian
- förtänksam, slugSwedish
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