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provident

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of provident

  1. 1 careful in the management of money or resources it is possible to be provident without being miserly Synonyms of provident economical, economizing, frugal, scrimping, sparing, thriftyWords Related to provident conserving, preserving, saving; forehanded, foresighted, foresightful, prudent; penny-wise; cheap, close, closefisted, mean, miserly, niggard, niggardly, parsimonious, penny-pinching, penurious, pinching, spare, stingy, stinting, tight, tightfistedNear Antonyms of provident improvident, shortsighted; bountiful, charitable, freehanded, generous, liberal, munificent, openhanded, unselfish, unsparing; extravagant, indulgent, lavishAntonyms of provident prodigal, profligate, spendthrift, squandering, thriftless, unthrifty, wasteful

  2. 2 having or showing awareness of and preparation for the future her provident measures kept us safe while we waited out the hurricane Synonyms of provident farseeing, farsighted, forehanded, foreseeing, forethoughtful, forward, forward-looking, prescient, proactive, foresighted, visionaryWords Related to provident careful, cautious, heedful; discerning, insightful, perceptive, percipient, prudent, sagacious, sage, sapient, wiseNear Antonyms of provident careless, heedless, incautiousAntonyms of provident half-baked, half-cocked, improvident, myopic, shortsighted



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