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Provide

Pro`vide´
v. t.1.To look out for in advance; to procure beforehand; to get, collect, or make ready for future use; to prepare.
[imp. & p. p. Provided; p. pr. & vb. n. Providing.]
2.To supply; to afford; to contribute.
3.To furnish; to supply; - formerly followed by of, now by with.
4.To establish as a previous condition; to stipulate; as, the contract provides that the work be well done.
5.To foresee.
6.To appoint to an ecclesiastical benefice before it is vacant. See Provisor.
v. i.1.To procure supplies or means in advance; to take measures beforehand in view of an expected or a possible future need, especially a danger or an evil; - followed by against or for; as, to provide against the inclemency of the weather; to provide for the education of a child.
2.To stipulate previously; to condition; as, the agreement provides for an early completion of the work.
Verb1.provide - provide or furnish with; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
Synonyms: furnish, supply, render
2.provide - provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
Synonyms: cater, ply, supply
3.provide - 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"
4.provide - mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance"
Synonyms: put up, offer
5.provide - 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"
Synonyms: allow for, allow, leave
6.provide - 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"
7.provide - take measures in preparation for; "provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship"
accommodate, accommodate with, accord, anticipate, arrange, arrange for, attend to, care for, cater, clear for action, clear the decks, clothe, contribute, cure, deliver, demand, deploy, dispense, donate, dress, favor with, feed, fill, fill up, find, fix, fix up, forearm, fund, get ready, hand, hand over, heap upon, indulge with, invest, keep, lavish upon, lay down, lend, look after, maintain, make arrangements, make available, make preparations, make provision for, make ready, marshal, minister to, mobilize, offer, outfit, plan, pour on, prearrange, prep, prepare, prepare for, present, pretreat, process, provender, provide for, purvey, put in shape, ready, ready up, recruit, replenish, require, settle preliminaries, shower down upon, specify, state, stipulate, stock, stock up, store, subsidize, support, take care of, take measures, take precautions, tan, transfer, treat, trim, try out, turn over, victual
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