HyperDic: provident

English > 2 senses of the word provident:
ADJECTIVEallprovidentproviding carefully for the future
allprovidentcareful in regard to your own interests
provident > pronunciation
Soundspraa'vihdahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > provident: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningProviding carefully for the future.
Examples
  • "wild squirrels are provident"
  • "a provident father plans for his children's education"
Narrowercareful, thriftymindful of the future in spending money
farseeing, farsighted, foresighted, foresightful, prospicient, long, longsightedplanning prudently for the future
forehandedHaving provided for the future
forethoughtfulthoughtful of the future
See alsofarsighted, presbyopicable to see distant objects clearly
prudentCareful and sensible
thriftyCareful and diligent in the use of resources
Oppositeimprovidentnot provident / provident
Spanishprevisor
Nounsprovidencethe prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources
Adverbsprovidentlyin a provident / provident manner
Verbsprovidetake measures in preparation for
English > provident: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCareful in regard to your own interests.
Example "wild squirrels are provident"
BroaderprudentCareful and sensible
Spanishprevisor
Nounsprovidencethe prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources

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