Synonyms for prudently

Grammar : Adv
Spell : prood-nt
Phonetic Transcription : ˈprud nt

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Définition of prudently

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French prudent "with knowledge, deliberate" (c.1300), from Latin prudentem (nominative prudens) "knowing, skilled, sagacious, circumspect;" rarely in literal sense "foreseeing;" contraction of providens, present participle of providere "to foresee" (see provide). Related: Prudently.
  • As in intelligently : adv cleverly
  • As in reasonably : adv to a moderate degree
  • As in carefully : adv cautiously; painstakingly
  • As in advisedly : adv with due consideration
Example sentences :
  • And so to-night I am going to spend them, not prudently on bread, but prodigally on beer.
  • Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
  • I steamed past prudently, then stopped the engines and let her drift down.
  • Extract from : « Heart of Darkness » by Joseph Conrad
  • None of his companions needed to be told how to get prudently away.
  • Extract from : « Nan of Music Mountain » by Frank H. Spearman
  • Men she had vanquished; they had given her a sort of ton which she had prudently managed.
  • Extract from : « Tancred » by Benjamin Disraeli
  • He no longer drank cautiously, prudently, but imprudently and recklessly.
  • Extract from : « Uncle Tom's Cabin » by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • But Isabel, who knew how to ride, prudently forbore to express an opinion.
  • Extract from : « Teddy: Her Book » by Anna Chapin Ray
  • On the contrary, let us act slowly and prudently; we have an hour before us.
  • Extract from : « The Regent's Daughter » by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  • Let him sip but little, feed him prudently, and he will do no harm.
  • Extract from : « Select Temperance Tracts » by American Tract Society
  • HIS list selects those whom we may prudently consign to the law.
  • Extract from : « Zanoni » by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • Of the going between them and the creek, Laramie prudently said nothing.
  • Extract from : « Laramie Holds the Range » by Frank H. Spearman

Antonyms for prudently

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