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Synonyms for prudent
ˈprud ntpru·dent

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Wiktionary5.0 / 1 vote

  1. prudentadjective

    sensible, circumspect, economical, cautious, discreet, reasonable, sagacious, wise, careful, considerate, provident, frugal, wary, judicious


  2. prudentadjective

    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;

    reasonable, economical, discreet, wary, sensible, sagacious, careful, circumspect, judicious, cautious, frugal, wise, provident, considerate


  3. prudentadjective

    Practically wise, judicious, shrewd

    His prudent career moves reliably brought him to the top

    circumspect, wise, judicious, careful, considerate, wary, cautious, reasonable, economical, frugal, discreet, sensible, provident, sagacious


  4. prudentadjective

    Frugal; economical; not extravagant;

    Only prudent expenditure may provide quality within a restrictive budget

    wise, circumspect, cautious, sensible, considerate, sagacious, discreet, frugal, judicious, careful, provident, wary, economical, reasonable


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.0 / 1 vote

  1. prudent

    wise, wary, cautious, circumspect, discreet, careful, judicious

    foolish, unwary, incautious, uncircumspect, indiscreet, rash, imprudent, silly, reckless, audacious

Princeton's WordNet4.0 / 6 votes

  1. prudentadjective

    careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment

    "a prudent manager"; "prudent rulers"; "prudent hesitation"; "more prudent to hide than to fight"

    ill-considered, rash, shortsighted, injudicious, imprudent, improvident, ill-judged

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. prudentadjective

    discreet, cautious, careful, circumspect, wary, considerate, judicious, provident, prudential

  2. prudentadjective

    frugal, economical

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. prudentadjective

    discreet, cautious, circumspect, provident

    imprudent, incautious

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  1. Jeff Davis:

    We are doing this as a prudent measure due to a lot of things in the news lately, while this change is not tied to a specific credible threat, recent events have led us to recognize the need to take prudent steps to ensure that our security measures can be increased quickly.

  2. Tony Abbott:

    I've made various comments some time ago but as we've seen things develop over the last few months I think it's fair and reasonable for the government to make a modest, prudent and proportionate commitment to this climate mitigation fund.

  3. Finance Minister Bill Morneau:

    We are looking to make infrastructure investments that are prudent and responsible, and in cases where we can find prudent, responsible projects that we can embark on quickly, we will do so.

  4. Diane Kossman:

    As a prudent operator, we are temporarily shutting down Block 51 PSA field facilities to ensure the safety of our people. The shutdown will be progressed in a timely manner. Our personnel will vacate and production will cease.

  5. Euripides:

    Chance fights ever on the side of the prudent.

Translations for prudent

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  • حكيم, حريصArabic
  • umsichtig, vorsichtigGerman
  • συνετόςGreek
  • prudenteSpanish
  • محتاط، معقولPersian
  • viisas, varovainen, harkitsevainenFinnish
  • prudentFrench
  • glicScottish Gaelic
  • विवेकीHindi
  • prudenteItalian
  • זָהִירHebrew
  • 慎重, 慎重なJapanese
  • matawhaitiMāori
  • doordacht, zuinig, sluw, omzichtig, vooruitziend, beredeneerd, economisch, voorzichtig, slimDutch
  • бережливый, расчётливый, благоразумный, рассудительный, осторожный, проницательныйRussian
  • slug, förtänksamSwedish

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