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1. provide

verb. ['prəˈvaɪd'] give something useful or necessary to.

Synonyms

  • supply
  • give
  • issue
  • furnish
  • lay out
  • come up with
  • dispense
  • bestow
  • impart
  • produce
  • yield
  • bring forth
  • bear
  • deliver
  • contribute
  • stock
  • feed
  • tool
  • hydrate
  • fund
  • render
  • provision
  • equip

Antonyms

  • take
  • cathode
  • anode
  • dehydrate

Etymology

  • provideo (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Provide

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  • untried
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  • astride
  • upside
  • untied

How do you pronounce provide?

Pronounce provide as prəˈvaɪd.

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Example sentences of the word provide


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Vents provide air so the drain lines don’t become vacuum-locked.

2. Verb, base form
The bank will then provide you with the paperwork required to add the other person to your mortgage.

Quotes containing the word provide


1. Surround yourself with people who provide you with support and love and remember to give back as much as you can in return.
- Karen Kain

2. The roles of art, morality, religion, political faith, science itself are not to repair organic exhaustion nor to provide sound functioning of the organs. All this supraphysical life is built and expanded not because of the demands of the cosmic environment but because of the demands of the social environment.
- Emile Durkheim

3. I've realized the extraordinary power of sports to heal, unite and inspire. I believe the Olympics will serve as the ultimate platform to provide positive changes and I hope to inspire all of Japan through my strong showing there.
- Kohei Uchimura

2. provide

verb. ['prəˈvaɪd'] give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance.

Synonyms

  • pimp
  • help
  • give
  • nourish
  • dish
  • gutter
  • sustain
  • feed
  • satisfy
  • indulge
  • underlay
  • dish up
  • nurture
  • dish out
  • board
  • drench
  • regale
  • accommodate
  • serve up
  • treat
  • gratify
  • cater
  • horse
  • power
  • fill
  • meet
  • ply
  • fulfill
  • supply
  • serve
  • staff
  • fix up
  • shower
  • pander
  • fulfil

Antonyms

  • starve
  • bottlefeed
  • stand still
  • ebb

Etymology

  • provideo (Latin)

3. provide

verb. ['prəˈvaɪd'] determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation.

Synonyms

  • qualify
  • condition
  • stipulate

Antonyms

  • nonstandard
  • undock
  • walk
  • breastfeed

Etymology

  • provideo (Latin)

4. provide

verb. ['prəˈvaɪd'] mount or put up.

Synonyms

  • offer
  • put up
  • engage

Antonyms

  • stay
  • differ
  • disagree
  • disjoin

Etymology

  • provideo (Latin)

5. provide

verb. ['prəˈvaɪd'] make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain.

Synonyms

  • afford
  • give
  • admit
  • leave
  • allow
  • allow for

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • divest
  • sufficient
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • provideo (Latin)

6. provide

verb. ['prəˈvaɪd'] take measures in preparation for.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • ready
  • prepare
  • gear up
  • set up

Antonyms

  • original
  • overstock
  • understock
  • irregular

Etymology

  • provideo (Latin)

7. provide

verb. ['prəˈvaɪd'] supply means of subsistence; earn a living.

Synonyms

  • bring home the bacon

Antonyms

  • denitrify
  • deprive

Etymology

  • provideo (Latin)
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