Synonyms

1. Providence

noun. the capital and largest city of Rhode Island; located in northeastern Rhode Island on Narragansett Bay; site of Brown University.

Synonyms

  • capital of Rhode Island
  • Ocean State
  • RI
  • Little Rhody

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Words that Rhyme with Providence

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

How do you pronounce providence?

Pronounce providence as ˈprɑvədəns.

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2. providence

noun. ['ˈprɑːvədəns'] the guardianship and control exercised by a deity.

Synonyms

  • charge
  • tutelage
  • care

Antonyms

  • bad luck
  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success

Etymology

  • providence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • providentia (Latin)

3. providence

noun. ['ˈprɑːvədəns'] the prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources.

Synonyms

  • foresightedness
  • foresight
  • prudence

Antonyms

  • imprudence
  • take
  • unite
  • linger

Etymology

  • providence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • providentia (Latin)

4. providence

noun. ['ˈprɑːvədəns'] a manifestation of God's foresightful care for his creatures.

Synonyms

  • fate
  • portion
  • lot
  • destiny
  • fortune
  • circumstances

Antonyms

  • calm
  • overcharge
  • discharge
  • unburden

Etymology

  • providence (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • providentia (Latin)

Example sentences of the word providence


1. Noun, singular or mass
By sheer providence, he met the psychologist Anna Freud in Vienna in the late 1920s and turned his interests to psychoanalysis.

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