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Definitions of provide:
  • verb:   supply means of subsistence; earn a living
    Example: "He provides for his large family by working three jobs"
  • verb:   take measures in preparation for
    Example: "Provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship"
  • verb:   determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation
    Example: "The will provides that each child should receive half of the money"
  • verb:   provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
    Example: "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
  • verb:   provide or furnish with
    Example: "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
  • verb:   mount or put up
  • verb:   make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain
    Example: "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"

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