prudently


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pru·dent

 (pro͞od′nt)
adj.
1. Careful or wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense: a prudent manager of money.
2. Characterized by or resulting from care or wisdom in practical matters or in planning for the future: a prudent investment.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin prūdēns, prūdent-, contraction of prōvidēns, present participle of prōvidēre, to provide for; see provide.]

pru′dence (pro͞od′ns) n.
pru′dent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.prudently - in a prudent manner; "I had allotted my own bedroom for necking, prudently removing both the bed and the key, and taken both myself and my typewriter into my son's bedroom."
imprudently - in an imprudent manner; "imprudently, he downed tools and ran home to make his wife happy"
Translations
بِحَذَر وَحِكْمَه
opatrně
forsigtigtklogt
skynsamlega
ihtiyatla

prudently

[ˈpruːdəntlɪ] ADVprudentemente, con prudencia

prudently

[ˈpruːdəntli] advprudemment

prudently

advwohlweislich; actumsichtig; answerüberlegt

prudently

[ˈpruːdntlɪ] advprudentemente

prudent

(ˈpruːdənt) adjective
wise and careful. a prudent person/attitude.
ˈprudently adverb
ˈprudence noun
wisdom and caution.
References in classic literature ?
You had better ask Mother's leave before you order anything," returned Meg prudently.
But the story would include a chain of events extending over the better part of two centuries, and, written out with reasonable amplitude, would fill a bigger folio volume, or a longer series of duodecimos, than could prudently be appropriated to the annals of all New England during a similar period.
In the bosom of one of those spacious coves which indent the eastern shore of the Hudson, at that broad expansion of the river denominated by the ancient Dutch navigators the Tappan Zee, and where they always prudently shortened sail and implored the protection of St.
Tumbled into the water, it accordingly is in such cases; the spare coils of box line (mentioned in a preceding chapter) making this feat, in most instances, prudently practicable.
But he kept prudently still, and ventured no comment.
Failure as he was, complete and entire, he had generously handed down to her all that was best in himself, and prudently retained all that was unworthy.
John Dashwood had then leisure to consider how much there might prudently be in his power to do for them.
The hermit cast a wistful look upon the knight, in which there was a sort of comic expression of hesitation, as if uncertain how far be should act prudently in trusting his guest.
I was careful not to stir and remained prudently in my dark hole.
I felt provoked by her obstinacy, but to excuse her to myself as far as I could, I suggested that perhaps she had never been used to eat in the company of men, and that her family might have taught her that she ought to behave prudently and discreetly in the presence of her husband.
If they see that our national government is efficient and well administered, our trade prudently regulated, our militia properly organized and disciplined, our resources and finances discreetly managed, our credit re-established, our people free, contented, and united, they will be much more disposed to cultivate our friendship than provoke our resentment.
And if he found them differing as much from one another as from his first counsellors, would he not act prudently in trying the experiment unanimously recommended by the latter, rather than be hearkening to those who could neither deny the necessity of a speedy remedy, nor agree in proposing one?