Associations to the word «Providence»


PROVIDENCE, proper noun. Divine care or direction, the will of God or the gods; fate
PROVIDENCE, proper noun. Any of several cities named for this force, particularly the capital of the American state of Rhode Island
PROVIDENCE, noun. (now rare) Preparation for the future; good governance, foresight. [from 14th c.]
PROVIDENCE, noun. The careful governance and guidance of god (or another deity, nature etc.). [from 14th c.]
PROVIDENCE, noun. A manifestation of divine care or direction; an instance of divine intervention. [from 16th c.]
PROVIDENCE, noun. Specifically, the prudent care and management of resources; thriftiness, frugality. [from 17th c.]

Dictionary definition

PROVIDENCE, noun. The capital and largest city of Rhode Island; located in northeastern Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay; site of Brown University.
PROVIDENCE, noun. The guardianship and control exercised by a deity; "divine providence".
PROVIDENCE, noun. A manifestation of God's foresightful care for his creatures.
PROVIDENCE, noun. The prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources.

Wise words

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