provident

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adjective prov·i·dent \-dənt, -ˌdent\

Definition of provident

  1. 1 :  making provision for the future :  prudent

  2. 2 :  frugal, saving

providently

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Examples of provident in a Sentence

  1. it is possible to be provident without being miserly

  2. her provident measures kept us safe while we waited out the hurricane

Origin and Etymology of provident

Middle English, from Latin provident-, providens, from present participle of providēre


First Known Use: 15th century


PROVIDENT Defined for English Language Learners

provident

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Definition of provident for English Language Learners

  • : careful about planning for the future and saving money for the future



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