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Definition 1: the guardianship and control exercised by a deity - [noun denoting act]

Samples where providence or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • divine providence

(providence is a kind of ...) attention and management implying responsibility for safety

"he is in the care of a bodyguard"

Definition 2: the prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources - [noun denoting attribute]

(providence is a kind of ...) discretion in practical affairs

(... is a kind of providence ) providence by virtue of planning prudently for the future

Definition 3: the capital and largest city of Rhode Island; located in northeastern Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay; site of Brown University - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for providence in the sense of this definition

(providence is an instance of ...) the capital city of a political subdivision of a country

(... is part of providence) a state in New England; one of the original 13 colonies; the smallest state

Definition 4: a manifestation of God's foresightful care for his creatures - [noun denoting state]

(providence is a kind of ...) your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

"whatever my fortune may be" "deserved a better fate" "has a happy lot" "the luck of the Irish" "a victim of circumstances" "success that was her portion"

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