provide: meaning and definitions

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What is provide?

What is provide?

  • To furnish; supply: provide food and shelter for a family.
  • To make available; afford: a room that provides ample sunlight through French windows.
  • To set down as a stipulation: an agreement that provides deadlines for completion of the work.
  • Archaic To make ready ahead of time; prepare.
  • To take measures in preparation: provided for the common defense of the states in time of war.
  • To supply means of subsistence: She provides for her family by working in a hospital.
  • To make a stipulation or condition: The Constitution provides for a bicameral legislature.

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