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provide meaning

EN[-aɪd] [pɹəˈvaɪd]
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    Definition of provide in English Dictionary

  • VerbSGprovidesPRprovidingPT, PPprovidedPREpro-SUF-ide
    1. To make a living; earn money for necessities.
      1. It is difficult to provide for my family working on minimum wage.
    2. To act to prepare for something.
      1. To establish as a previous condition; to stipulate.
        1. The contract provides that the work be well done.
        2. I'll lend you the money, provided that you pay it back by Monday.
      2. To give what is needed or desired, especially basic needs.
        1. Don't bother bringing equipment, as we will provide it.
        2. We aim to provide the local community with more green spaces.
      3. To furnish (with), cause to be present.
        1. To make possible or attainable.
          1. He provides us with an alternative option.
        2. OBS (Latinism) To foresee.
          1. To appoint to an ecclesiastical benefice before it is vacant. See provisor.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Finally, he recalled that, in 1963, 11 blades “with more or less typical aurignacoid traits” were collected in layer D, and provides as corroborating illustrations nos. 9–10 of our Fig 4 .
              • Good Cromwell, neglect him not; make use now, and provide for thine own future safety.
              • In addition to the calories from macroconstituents, mother’s milk also provides the infant with immunoglobulins, minerals, hormones and oligosaccharides [ 11 ].
            2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
              • An extended phase diagram describing the regions of stability of all known types of DWs in permalloy nanostrips is provided.
              • Major migrations and cattle drives may require more water on their path than springlets can provide.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Verbs
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            1. en provided
            2. en providence
            3. fr providence
            4. en provides
            5. en provider
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            Grammatically, this word "provide" is a verb.
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