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Synonyms for prudent
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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. 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. Chief Financial Officer John Rainey:

    Sixty dollars is an attractive price. It's just that you really can't place a hedge outside of this period for $60, seventy dollars is an attractive price too, but we want to be fairly prudent with how we spend our money on hedging. ... We really want to see the market settle a little bit.

  3. Jean de La Fontaine:

    Nothing is more dangerous than a friend without discretion; even a prudent enemy is preferable.

  4. Premier Oil:

    As we enter 2015 with a significantly lower oil price than in recent years, the Board believes it is not prudent to propose a dividend payment for the full year.

  5. Anuj Somany:

    The prudent people are to able measure a person's level of selfishness by the amount of time s/he spends enjoying looking to oneself in the mirror.


Translations for prudent

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  • حريص, حكيمArabic
  • vorsichtig, umsichtigGerman
  • συνετόςGreek
  • prudenteSpanish
  • 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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