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Meaning & Definition of Provide in English





1. Give something useful or necessary to

  • "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
  • supply,
  • provide,
  • render,
  • furnish

2. Give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

  • "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
  • provide,
  • supply,
  • ply,
  • cater

3. Determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation

  • "The will provides that each child should receive half of the money"
  • "The constitution provides for the right to free speech"
  • provide

4. Mount or put up

  • "Put up a good fight"
  • "Offer resistance"
  • put up,
  • provide,
  • offer

5. Make a possibility or provide opportunity for

  • Permit to be attainable or cause to remain
  • "This leaves no room for improvement"
  • "The evidence allows only one conclusion"
  • "Allow for mistakes"
  • "Leave lots of time for the trip"
  • "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"
  • leave,
  • allow for,
  • allow,
  • provide

6. Supply means of subsistence

  • Earn a living
  • "He provides for his large family by working three jobs"
  • "Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon"
  • provide,
  • bring home the bacon

7. Take measures in preparation for

  • "Provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship"
  • provide

Examples of using

Two eggs provide 100 calories, the equivalent of some 100 grams of milk and 100 grams of meat.
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