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Providence vs. Destiny

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Providencenoun

Preparation for the future; good governance, foresight.

Destinynoun

That to which any person or thing is destined; a predetermined state; a condition predestined by the Divine or by human will

Providencenoun

The careful governance and guidance of God (or another deity, nature etc.).

Destinynoun

The fixed order of things; invincible necessity; an irresistible power or agency conceived of as determining the future, whether in general or of an individual.

Providencenoun

A manifestation of divine care or direction; an instance of divine intervention.

Destinynoun

That to which any person or thing is destined; predetermined state; condition foreordained by the Divine or by human will; fate; lot; doom.

‘Thither heWill come to know his destiny.’; ‘No man of woman born,Coward or brave, can shun his destiny.’;

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Providencenoun

Specifically, the prudent care and management of resources; thriftiness, frugality.

‘His providence in saving for his old age is exemplary.’;

Destinynoun

The fixed order of things; invincible necessity; fate; a resistless power or agency conceived of as determining the future, whether in general or of an individual.

‘But who can turn the stream of destiny?’; ‘Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.’; ‘Marked by the Destinies to be avoided.’;

Providencenoun

The act of providing or preparing for future use or application; a making ready; preparation.

‘Providence for war is the best prevention of it.’;

Destinynoun

an event (or a course of events) that will inevitably happen in the future

Providencenoun

Foresight; care; especially, the foresight and care which God manifests for his creatures; hence, God himself, regarded as exercising a constant wise prescience.

‘The world was all before them, where to chooseTheir place of rest, and Providence their guide.’;

Destinynoun

the ultimate agency that predetermines the course of events (often personified as a woman);

‘we are helpless in the face of Destiny’;

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Providencenoun

A manifestation of the care and superintendence which God exercises over his creatures; an event ordained by divine direction.

‘He that hath a numerous family, and many to provide for, needs a greater providence of God.’;

Destinynoun

your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you);

‘whatever my fortune may be’; ‘deserved a better fate’; ‘has a happy lot’; ‘the luck of the Irish’; ‘a victim of circumstances’; ‘success that was her portion’;

Providencenoun

Prudence in the management of one's concerns; economy; frugality.

‘It is a high point of providence in a prince to cast an eye rather upon actions than persons.’;

Destinynoun

the events that will necessarily happen to a particular person or thing in the future

‘she was unable to control her own destiny’;

Providencenoun

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

Destinynoun

the hidden power believed to control future events; fate

‘he believed in destiny’;

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Providencenoun

the guardianship and control exercised by a deity;

‘divine providence’;

Destiny

Destiny, sometimes referred to as fate (from Latin fatum ), is a predetermined course of events. It may be conceived as a predetermined future, whether in general or of an individual.

‘decree, prediction, destiny, fate’;

Providencenoun

a manifestation of God's foresightful care for His creatures

Providencenoun

the prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of resources

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