prudence etymology

French word prudence comes from Latin prudens (Wise, prudent.), Latin provideo

Detailed word origin of prudence

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
prudens Latin (lat) Wise, prudent.
provideo Latin (lat) I am cautious; I act with foresight. I foresee. I look after, care for. I provide, see to.
providentia Latin (lat) Precaution, providence, forethought.. The ability to see something in advance; foresight, foreknowledge.
prudentia Latin (lat) Acquaintance, knowledge. Foresight. Sagacity, prudence, discretion.
prudence French (fra) Prudence, caution, care.

Words with the same origin as prudence

Descendants of prudens
prudemment prudent
Descendants of provideo
Prudence pourvoir pourvoyeur providence