Synonyms and Antonyms of provident
careful in the management of money or resources
- It is possible to be provident without being miserly.
conserving, preserving, saving
forehanded, foresighted, foresightful, prudent
cheap, close, closefisted, mean, miserly, niggard, niggardly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, pinching, spare, stingy, stinting, tight, tightfisted
bountiful, charitable, freehanded, generous, liberal, munificent, openhanded, unselfish, unsparing
extravagant, indulgent, lavish
having or showing awareness of and preparation for the future
- Her provident measures kept us safe while we waited out the hurricane.
farseeing, farsighted, forehanded, foreseeing, foresighted, forethoughtful, forward, forward-looking, prescient, proactive, visionary
careful, cautious, heedful
discerning, insightful, perceptive, percipient, prudent, sagacious, sage, sapient, wise