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    provide - Dictionary definition and meaning for word provide

    Definition
    (verb) give something useful or necessary to
    Synonyms : furnish , render , supply
    Example Sentence
    • We provided the room with an electrical heater
    Definition
    (verb) give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    Synonyms : cater , ply , supply
    Example Sentence
    • The hostess provided lunch for all the guests
    Definition
    (verb) determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation
    Example Sentence
    • The will provides that each child should receive half of the money
    • The Constitution provides for the right to free speech
    Definition
    (verb) mount or put up
    Synonyms : offer , put up
    Example Sentence
    • put up a good fight
    • offer resistance
    Definition
    (verb) make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain
    Synonyms : allow , allow for , leave
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) supply means of subsistence; earn a living
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (verb) take measures in preparation for
    Example Sentence
    • provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship
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