prudent[ prood-nt ]SEE DEFINITION OF prudent
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PRUDENT
He resolved to be as prudent as possible, and avoid, as far as he could, any altercation with Haley.
I am to be prudent and economical, of course; that's part of my trust.
A prudent person, lapsing into a dilemma, is specially discomfitted.
Will you permit me now to introduce you to your prudent friend and your fair enemy?
Very strong; and he is prudent to leave that opinion in writing.
You are so rich, and so prudent, that the word in capital letters cannot frighten you.
She is a very good woman—very; but it's prudent not to vex her.
The feeling of a prudent man for an enemy who is too formidable safely to be opposed.
This was not only a prudent, it was a just and a generous determination.
They move on and on, never turning for a cry or prudent warning.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR PRUDENT
- making sense
- standing to reason
- within reason
- all there
- both oars in water
- compos mentis
- having all marbles
- in one's right mind
- of sound mind
- playing with full deck