Definition for providence (2 of 3)
Definition for providence (3 of 3)
Related formsRhode Islander, noun
Examples from the Web for providence
“Basically, I was contacted and asked if an appeal could be opened on my behalf,” she told me from her home in Providence.The Insurance Company Promised a Gender Reassignment. Then They Made a Mistake.|James Joiner|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Buddy Cianci knows the soul of Providence—and voters apparently know the ex-mayor a little too well to forgive and forget.Former Providence Mayor & Ex-Con Buddy Cianci's Redemption Tour Goes Bust|David Freedlander|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That crazy image stayed in my mind all the way up from Washington on a train, which I fell out of in Providence, R.I.My Time on the Set of 'Jaws,' or How to Get a Photo of a Frickin' Mechanical Shark|Tom Shales|August 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The ex-convict mayor of Providence, Rhode Island is coming back for more.Ex-Con, Ex-Mayor Buddy Cianci Wants His Old Job Back|David Freedlander|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To hear Cianci tell it, in the last 13 years Providence is a city that has gone to seed.
Providence has ordained it otherwise, and death arrests my progress.Tales of My Time, Vol. 1 (of 3)|William Pitt Scargill
Tartarin was reckless because of his faith in Providence, and escaped.God The Invisible King|Herbert George Wells
If selfhood as such is a bad thing, the blame lies not with the self but with the universe, with providence.Human Nature and Conduct|John Dewey
Tis the method of providence not presently to shew us all, but to lead us along from the knowledge of one thing to another.The Discovery of a World in the Moone|John Wilkins
Through the mercy of Providence, its progress was arrested by one of the ribs, and the wound healed in the course of a few days.
British Dictionary definitions for providence (1 of 4)
- Christianity God's foreseeing protection and care of his creatures
- such protection and care as manifest by some other force
British Dictionary definitions for providence (2 of 4)
Word Origin for Providence
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Culture definitions for providence (1 of 2)
Capital of Rhode Island and the largest city in the state, located in the northeastern part of the state.
Culture definitions for providence (2 of 2)
State in the northeastern United States; one of the New England states. Bordered by Massachusetts to the north and east, the Atlantic Ocean to the south, and Connecticut to the west. Its capital and largest city is Providence.