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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prudent(adj)

    careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. prudent(adjective)

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

    Antonyms:
    imprudent

  2. prudent(adjective)

    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;

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

    Antonyms:
    imprudent

  3. prudent(adjective)

    Practically wise, judicious, shrewd

    His prudent career moves reliably brought him to the top

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

    Antonyms:
    imprudent

  4. prudent(adjective)

    Frugal; economical; not extravagant;

    Only prudent expenditure may provide quality within a restrictive budget

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

    Antonyms:
    imprudent

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prudent

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prudent(a.)

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

  2. prudent(a.)

    Synonyms:
    frugal, economical

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. prudent(a)

    Synonyms:
    discreet, cautious, circumspect, provident

    Antonyms:
    imprudent, incautious

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How to use prudent in a sentence?

  1. Patrick Cronin:

    New Korean-built light fighter aircraft could reach Scarborough Shoal in just minutes, and maritime patrol aircraft or drones could eventually provide persistent coverage of Chinese movements in the area, a return to Subic Bay, this time led by the Philippine air force, would seem to be a prudent defensive response.

  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. Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf:

    DHS operational components are implementing measures to enhance homeland security within their authorities and mission sets when necessary and prudent.

  4. World Rugby:

    The health and safety of our players, fans and everyone working on the event is always our highest priority, this prudent decision ...was taken based on the World Health Organisation and relevant public authority travel and health guidelines. (It) ...is fully supported by stakeholders, including unions and commercial partners.

  5. Sir Francis Bacon:

    A prudent question is one half of wisdom.

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Translations for prudent

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  • حريص, حكيمArabic
  • vorsichtig, umsichtigGerman
  • συνετόςGreek
  • prudenteSpanish
  • محتاط، معقولPersian
  • harkitsevainen, viisas, varovainenFinnish
  • prudentFrench
  • glicScottish Gaelic
  • विवेकीHindi
  • prudenteItalian
  • זָהִירHebrew
  • 慎重, 慎重なJapanese
  • matawhaitiMāori
  • sluw, slim, voorzichtig, economisch, beredeneerd, vooruitziend, omzichtig, zuinig, doordachtDutch
  • проницательный, осторожный, расчётливый, бережливый, благоразумный, рассудительныйRussian
  • förtänksam, slugSwedish

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