What does the word provident mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Providently.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Exercising foresight; economical.

Usage examples for provident

  1. Though the particular form of this insolent patronage has changed, this revolt and rebuke is still of value, and may be wholesome for those who are teaching the poor to be provident. – Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens by G. K. Chesterton