Definitions of providence

  1. the capital and largest city of Rhode Island; located in northeastern Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay; site of Brown University
  2. the prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources
  3. The act of providing or preparing for future use or application; a making ready; preparation.
  4. Foresight; care; especially, the foresight and care which God manifests for his creatures; hence, God himself, regarded as exercising a constant wise prescience.
  5. A manifestation of the care and superintendence which God exercises over his creatures; an event ordained by divine direction.
  6. Prudence in the management of one's concerns; economy; frugality.
  7. Timely care or preparation; economy; prudence; foresight and care of God for his creatures; an event directly caused by the power of God: Providence, God.
  8. Timely preparation: ( theol.) the foresight and care of God over all his creatures: God, considered in this relation: prudence in managing one's affairs.
  9. Foresight; the care of God; God.
  10. The care exercised by the Supreme Being over the universe; also, a providential event or circumstance.
  11. Hence, the Deity.
  12. The exercise of foresight.
  13. Foresight; timely care or preparation; the care and superintendence which God exercises over His creatures; God regarded as exercising this care and superitendence; prudence in managing one's affairs.
  14. Foresight; timely care or preparation; the care and superintendence of God over His creatures and all things; a name applied to God.
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