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provide /prəˈvaɪd/ verb
provides; provided; providing
provide
/prəˈvaɪd/
verb
provides; provided; providing
Learner's definition of PROVIDE
[+ object]
: to make (something) available : to supply (something that is wanted or needed)
: to give something wanted or needed to (someone or something) : to supply (someone or something) with something
[+ object] formal : to say that something will or should happen : to make it certain or possible that something will happen or be done
[no object] : to supply what is needed for someone to live

provide against

[phrasal verb]
provide against (something)
: to do what is needed to prepare for (something bad that might happen)

provide for

[phrasal verb]
provide for (something) : to cause (something) to be available or to happen in the future
provide for (something or someone) : to supply what is needed for (something or someone)
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