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provide

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
              • ... with side-handed or expanding batons, so as to provide police officers with better protection against assaults by criminals.
              • The company provided sponsorship to the research team.
              • 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
              • Major migrations and cattle drives may require more water on their path than springlets can provide.
              • An extended phase diagram describing the regions of stability of all known types of DWs in permalloy nanostrips is provided.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Verbs
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            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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