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I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
John Adams

Meaning of "providence" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PROVIDENCE

providence  [ˈprɒvɪdəns] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PROVIDENCE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Providence is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PROVIDENCE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Providence

Providence may refer to: ▪ Providence, Rhode Island, the capital of Rhode Island in the United States ▪ Divine providence, divinely ordained events and outcomes...

Definition of providence in the English dictionary

The first definition of providence in the dictionary is God's foreseeing protection and care of his creatures. Other definition of providence is such protection and care as manifest by some other force. Providence is also a supposed manifestation of such care and guidance.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PROVIDENCE


abidance
əˈbaɪdəns
avoidance
əˈvɔɪdəns
cadence
ˈkeɪdəns
coincidence
kəʊˈɪnsɪdəns
confidence
ˈkɒnfɪdəns
counterevidence
ˌkaʊntərˈɛvɪdəns
diffidence
ˈdɪfɪdəns
dissidence
ˈdɪsɪdəns
evidence
ˈɛvɪdəns
guidance
ˈɡaɪdəns
improvidence
ɪmˈprɒvɪdəns
incidence
ˈɪnsɪdəns
misguidance
ˌmɪsˈɡaɪdəns
nonevidence
ˌnɒnˈevɪdəns
overconfidence
ˌəʊvəˈkɒnfɪdəns
precedence
ˈprɛsɪdəns
residence
ˈrɛzɪdəns
riddance
ˈrɪdəns
self-evidence
ˌsɛlfˈɛvɪdəns
subsidence
səbˈsaɪdəns

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PROVIDENCE

providable
provide
provided
provident
provident club
provident society
providential
providentially
providently
provider
providing
province
provinces
Provincetown
provincewide
provincial
Provincial Council
provincial police
provincialise
provincialism

WORDS THAT END LIKE PROVIDENCE

angle of incidence
at your convenience
correspondence
credence
crisis of confidence
decadence
Declaration of Independence
dependence
documentary evidence
hall of residence
in confidence
in evidence
in residence
independence
interdependence
jurisprudence
letters of credence
prudence
self-confidence
transcendence
vote of no confidence

Synonyms and antonyms of providence in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «PROVIDENCE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «providence» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of providence

Translation of «providence» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PROVIDENCE

Find out the translation of providence to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of providence from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «providence» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

上帝
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

providencia
570 millions of speakers

English

providence
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रोविडेंस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

العناية الإلهية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

провидение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

providência
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

দূরদর্শিতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

providence
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rahmat
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vorsehung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

神意
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Providence
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tạo hóa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஜாக்கிரதை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मिळकत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ihtiyat
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

provvidenza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

opatrzność
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Провидіння
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Providence
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πρόνοια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voorsienigheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

providence
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forsyn
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of providence

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PROVIDENCE»

The term «providence» is very widely used and occupies the 12.337 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PROVIDENCE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «providence» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «providence» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about providence

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10 QUOTES WITH «PROVIDENCE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word providence.
1
John Adams
I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.
2
William Ames
The efficiency of God may be understood as either creation or providence.
3
Donald Cargill
I cannot but be grieved to go from my native land, and especially from that part of it for whom and with whom I desired only to live; yet the dreadful apprehensions I have of what is coming upon this land may help to make me submissive to this providence, though more bitter.
4
Oliver Cromwell
Who can love to walk in the dark? But providence doth often so dispose.
5
Max Frisch
I don't believe in providence and fate, as a technologist I am used to reckoning with the formulae of probability.
6
Frederick I, Holy Roman Emperor
On Earth, God has placed no more than two powers, and as there is in Heaven but one God, so is there here one Pope and one Emperor. Divine providence has specially appointed the Roman Empire to prevent the continuance of schism in the Church.
7
Henry Louis Gates
People don't realize what a brilliant politician Lincoln was. Looking back, we want to ascribe a level of providence to his every decision but he was a cunning and calculating politician; from the cultivation of his image as a hayseed from Illinois, to his ability to keep this country together under dire circumstances.
8
Matthew Green
Experience join'd with common sense, To mortals is a providence.
9
Anne Hutchinson
I do here speak it before the court. I look that the Lord should deliver me by his providence.
10
Saint Ignatius
Above all, remember that God looks for solid virtues in us, such as patience, humility, obedience, abnegation of your own will - that is, the good will to serve Him and our neighbor in Him. His providence allows us other devotions only insofar as He sees that they are useful to us.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PROVIDENCE»

Discover the use of providence in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to providence and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Beautiful Disaster: A Novel
The new Abby Abernathy is a good girl.
Jamie McGuire, 2012
2
Providence
In a way its saga is the story of the nation."
Will D. Campbell, 2002
3
Providence
Their future together is forged by God's providence and the sacrifice of a mysterious Comanche warrior.Kate Shaughnessey faces a difficult decision, attempt to keep her family's life together on their homestead in the Oklahoma Territory in ...
Karen Noland, 2001
4
Providence: Once Upon a Second Chance
Still mourning the “one that got away,” Jack Clayton, the world’s most reclusive bestselling author must publicly confront his complicated past before a rogue reporter destroys his future.
Chris Coppernoll, 2007
5
Divine Providence
Swedenborg's masterpiece 'Divine Providence' takes on that question and explains how God's greatest gift to humanity, our freedom, mandates that God permit evil.
Emanuel Swedenborg, Jonathan S. Rose, 2003
6
Special Providence: American Foreign Policy and How It ...
"God has a special providence for fools, drunks and the United States of America.
Walter Russell Mead, 2013
7
In the Hands of Providence: Joshua L. Chamberlain and the ...
The biography of the Civil War hero who was appointed to accept the formal Confederate surrender at Appomattox uses newly available letters, diaries, and photographs to document Chamberlain's impressive military career.
Alice Rains Trulock, 2001
8
Divine Providence in Philo of Alexandria
In his study Peter Frick starts with the examination of the theocentric structure of Philo's thought as outlined in the important passage De Opificio Mundi 171-2 where Philo correlates the idea of providence with his concept of God and the ...
Peter Frick, 1999
9
Providence
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Daniel Quinn, 2009
10
Four Views on Divine Providence
This book guides students, pastors, and lay learners to consider and evaluate various ways of understanding God’s involvement in the world, especially in relation to views on predestination and the extent of the atonement.
William Lane Craig, Ron Highfield, Gregory A. Boyd, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PROVIDENCE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term providence is used in the context of the following news items.
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DEM: 'Something happened,' but no evidence of device after 'ground …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Salty Brine beach was evacuated Saturday morning while the state bomb squad investigates reports of a possible explosion near the ... «The Providence Journal, Jul 15»
2
PawSox owner James Skeffington dies
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- James Skeffington, 73, the Providence attorney who was leading a group of businessmen trying to move the Pawtucket Red Sox to ... «The Providence Journal, May 15»
3
Ringling Bros. Circus returns to Providence year after tragic accident
“We've been coming to Providence for decades. Like I said, Ringling Bros. is a year older than baseball — it's an American tradition that people expect every ... «WPRI 12 Eyewitness News, Apr 15»
4
EXCLUSIVE: New PawSox Stadium Location Emerges in Providence
A new stadium location in Providence has emerged as an alternative to the proposed 195 Commission land, GoLocalProv has exclusively learned. «GoLocalProv, Apr 15»
5
Providence stuns BU to capture first NCAA hockey title
The turning point of Saturday night's game at TD Garden came with 8:36 remaining in regulation. Providence junior defenseman Tom Parisi lofted a high dump ... «Boston Globe, Apr 15»
6
Providence cop injured by thrown vodka bottle during PC students …
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- It took police three hours and roughly 60 officers to quell a celebratory melee near Providence College Saturday night, including one ... «The Providence Journal, Apr 15»
7
Providence, Nebraska-Omaha, BU and North Dakota set for Frozen …
BOSTON — The original field of 16 whittled down, the puck drops on the Frozen Four at TD Garden in Boston on Thursday night. Semifinal action begins with ... «SI.com, Apr 15»
8
Providence advances to Frozen Four
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Tom Parisi broke a tie on a power play with 5:01 left and Providence beat Denver 4-1 on Sunday night in the NCAA East Regional final to ... «ESPN, Mar 15»
9
Providence coach receives most ridiculous technical foul ever
In what might have been one of the most ridiculous technical fouls in recent NCAA tournament memory, Providence coach Ed Cooley was T'd up for angrily ... «USA TODAY, Mar 15»
10
No. 4 Villanova edges Providence in Big East semifinals
Ryan Arcidiacono hit two free throws with 3.1 seconds left after a questionable foul call, and the Wildcats escaped Providence 63-61 on Friday night to reach ... «ESPN, Mar 15»

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