°Sagacious in adapting means to ends; circumspect in action, or in determining any line of conduct; careful, discreet, sensible; -- opposed to rash; directed by prudence or wise forethought; evincing prudence;.
"Moses established a grave and prudent law. --Milton."
°Practically wise, judicious, shrewd.
"''His prudent career moves reliably brought him to the top"
synonyms: cautious, wary, circumspect, considerate more» , discreet, judicious, provident, economical, frugal, sagacious, sensible, careful, wise, reasonable