An example of prudent is someone who consults with a financial advisor before investing money.
A prudent manager of money.
His prudent career moves reliably brought him to the top.
Only prudent expenditure may provide quality within a restrictive budget.
A prudent investment.
Origin of prudent
- Middle English from Old French from Latin prūdēns prūdent- contraction of prōvidēns present participle of prōvidēre to provide for provide
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition