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Prudent (IPA: /ˈpɹudənt/)

Prudent (a.)

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.

Prudent (a.)

Frugal; economical; not extravagant; as, a prudent woman; prudent expenditure of money.


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Prudent Synonyms

Prudential, Heady, Circumspect, Wise, Provident, Judicious, Responsible, Discreet, Careful

Prudent Rhymes

Prudent, Student


Prudent (Last Name / Surname)

Prudent is the #51,066 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 408 people had that surname.

Spanish Translation

Prudent in Spanish is Prudente

Tagalog Translation

Prudent in Tagalog is Maingat

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished." - Book of Proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A prudent mind can see room for misgiving, lest he who prospers should one day suffer reverse." - Sophocles

Example Sentence (Quote)

" And what has been hidden from the wise and the prudent been revealed in the mouth of the toddlers." - Bob Marley

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Faith is a fine invention For gentlemen who see; But Microscopes are prudent In an emergency." - Faith

Example Sentence (Quote)

"It behooves a prudent person to make trial of everything before arms." - Terence

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