What does the word prudent mean?

Usage examples for prudent

  1. It is well there is one prudent one among us. – Janet's Love and Service by Margaret M Robertson
  2. Do be prudent, Evangeline dear, Lady Merrenden said, gayly, or you will have Robert breaking the head of every man in the street who even glances at you. – Red Hair by Elinor Glyn
  3. Yet to provide against any future troubles, it would be prudent, I think. – Edna's Sacrifice and Other Stories Edna's Sacrifice; Who Was the Thief?; The Ghost; The Two Brothers; and What He Left by Frances Henshaw Baden