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Definition 1: careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • a prudent manager
  • prudent rulers
  • prudent hesitation
  • more prudent to hide than to fight

(prudent is similar to ...) heedful of potential consequences

"circumspect actions" "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use" "a discreet investor"

(prudent is similar to ...) marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

"judicious use of one's money" "a wise decision"

(prudent is similar to ...) careful in regard to your own interests

"the prudent use and development of resources" "wild squirrels are provident"

(prudent is similar to ...) arising from or characterized by prudence especially in business matters

"he abstained partly for prudential reasons"

(means also ...) exercising caution or showing care or attention

"they were careful when crossing the busy street" "be careful to keep her shoes clean" "did very careful research" "careful art restorers" "careful of the rights of others" "careful about one's behavior"

(means also ...) providing carefully for the future

"wild squirrels are provident" "a provident father plans for his children's education"

(means also ...) worthy of or requiring responsibility or trust; or held accountable

"a responsible adult" "responsible journalism" "a responsible position" "the captain is responsible for the ship's safety" "the cabinet is responsible to the parliament"

(means also ...) having or prompted by wisdom or discernment

"a wise leader" "a wise and perceptive comment"

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