1. [ noun ] (government,geography) 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
Related terms: state_capital Rhode_Island
2. [ noun ] (religion) the guardianship and control exercised by a deity

"divine providence"

Related terms: care
3. [ noun ] (religion) a manifestation of God's foresightful care for His creatures
Related terms: fortune
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 25208
5. [ noun ] the prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources
Related terms: improvidence prudence foresight
Similar spelling:   provide