Webster 1913 Edition
Foreseeing wants and making provision to supply them; prudent in preparing for future exigencies; cautious; economical; – sometimes followed by of;
providentman; an animal
providentof the future.
And of our good and of our dignity,
Syn. – Forecasting; cautious; careful; prudent; frugal; economical.
Webster 1828 Edition
The parsimonious emmet, provident
Orange is what Augustus was,
Brave, wary, provident and bold.