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Synonyms for prudent
ˈprud ntpru·dent

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  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 Antonyms

  1. prudent

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

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

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. prudentadjective

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

  2. prudentadjective

    frugal, economical

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. prudentadjective

    discreet, cautious, circumspect, provident

    imprudent, incautious

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  1. Ryan Sweet:

    The prudent risk management approach would argue for them to hold off, but if the Fed was really data dependent there is a very a strong case to raise rates on Thursday.

  2. Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif:

    I think we would have a much safer, much more prudent world if we were to engage in serious dialogue, serious debate about our differences and then what we will find out that what binds us together is far greater than what divides us.

  3. Anthony Fauci:

    If you are vaccinated, and particularly if you are boosted, you're going to have to wear a mask on the plane anyway. That's a regulation. But be prudent and careful. When you go to the airport, particularly, that's an indoor congregate setting, i believe that if people follow the recommendations of the CDC about indoor masking, take the advice of getting vaccinated and getting boosted, we should be fine for the holidays, and we should enjoy it with our family and our friends.

  4. Mandarine Gestion Salleron:

    I prefer to bet on stability, even if this is not going to work for French banks in the short term. I think they have a more prudent approach, which can satisfy investors over the longer term.

  5. Kristine Yaffe:

    This is a new field and there is a lot we don’t know about it, it’s prudent to be careful, but we also don’t want to jump to conclusions. So this study is somewhat reassuring.

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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