Pronunciation of Provide
/pɹəvˈa͡ɪd/, /pɹəvˈaɪd/, /p_ɹ_ə_v_ˈaɪ_d/
Synonyms for provide:
Sense 4 (noun)
assist, ascribe, allot, dispense, send, bequeath, grant, furnish, deliver, tender, dole, impart, endow, offer, consign, lend, share, submit, award, assign, supply, fund, render, present, give, ration, attribute, disburse, serve, donate, shower, pledge, devote, pay, allow, bestow, contribute, lavish, expend, extend, help.
sort out, manage.
come across with.
Usage examples for provide:
- " But you're goin' to risk it," said David, " an' you shouldn't, for you've a wife an' child'n to provide for. - "Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines", R.M. Ballantyne.
- Pr'ythee, let us provide first for our own safety; if I do not consider him, he will consider us, with a vengeance, afterwards. - "The Works Of John Dryden, Vol. 7 (of 18) The Duke of Guise; Albion and Albanius; Don Sebastian", John Dryden.
- The fruits of hackberry provide a fall and winter food supply for various animals. - "The Forest Habitat of the University of Kansas Natural History Reservation", Henry S. Fitch Ronald L. McGregor.