pru·dent /'prüd-ənt/ adj: characterized by, arising from, or showing prudencepru·dent·ly adv
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
advertent, calculating, canny, careful, cautious, cautus, chary, circumspect, circumspectus, considerate, discreet, discriminating, economical, far-sighted, forearmed, foreseeing, foresighted, frugal, guarded, heedful, judicious, levelheaded, mindful, politic, precautionary, precautious, prepared, provident, prudens, prudential, regardful, sagacious, sage, sapient, saving, sensible, shrewd, sober, sparing, thoughtful, thrifty, wary, well-advised, wise
associated concepts: prudent person, reasonable man
- Prudenter agtt qui praecepto legis obtemperat. — He acts prudently who obeys the precept of the law- Sapiens omnia aglt cum consilio. — A wise man does everything deliberatelyII index acute, careful, circumspect, deliberate, diplomatic, discreet, economical, frugal, guarded, judicial, judicious, juridical, noncommittal, politic, provident (frugal), provident (showing foresight), responsive, safe, sensible, solid (sound), vigilant
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
adj.Cautious; careful; showing concern about the future.n.prudence
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
adj. Cautious or judicious in manner and/or actions.
Webster's New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000.