HyperDic: prudent

English > 1 sense of the word prudent:
ADJECTIVEallprudentcareful and sensible
prudent > pronunciation
Soundspruw'dahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > prudent: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningCareful and sensible; marked by sound judgment.
Examples
  • "a prudent manager"
  • "prudent rulers"
  • "prudent hesitation"
  • "more prudent to hide than to fight"
Narrowercircumspect, discreetheedful of potential consequences
judicious, wise, headymarked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters
providentCareful in regard to your own interests
prudentialArising from or characterized by prudence especially in business matters
See alsoadvisableworthy of being recommended or suggested
carefulExercising caution or showing care or attention
providentProviding carefully for the future
responsibleworthy of or requiring responsibility or trust
wiseHaving or prompted by wisdom / wisdom / wisdom or discernment
Oppositeimprudentnot prudent or wise
Spanishprudente
Catalanprudent
Nounsprudenceknowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
Adverbsprudentlyin a prudent manner

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