Definitions of provident

  1. Providently.
  2. providing carefully for the future; " wild squirrels are provident"; " a provident father plans for his children's education"
  3. Foreseeing wants and making provision to supply them; prudent in preparing for future exigencies; cautious; economical; -- sometimes followed by of; as, aprovident man; an animal provident of the future.
  4. Careful for the future; prudent; economical; thrifty.
  5. Providing for the future: cautious: prudent: economical.
  6. Exercising foresight; economical.