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Synonyms for provide

provide for something

Synonyms

  • take precautions against
  • plan for
  • prepare for
  • anticipate
  • arrange for
  • get ready for
  • make plans for
  • make arrangements for
  • plan ahead for
  • take measures against
  • forearm for

Synonyms for provide

to make (something) readily available

to relinquish to the possession or control of another

provide for: to supply with the necessities of life

Synonyms for provide

give something useful or necessary to

determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation

mount or put up

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make a possibility or provide opportunity for

supply means of subsistence

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take measures in preparation for

References in classic literature ?
Each House shall be the Judge of the Elections, Returns and Qualifications of its own Members, and a Majority of each shall constitute a Quorum to do Business; but a smaller Number may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorized to compel the Attendance of absent Members, in such Manner, and under such Penalties as each House may provide.
The Congress shall have Power to lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;
To provide for the Punishment of counterfeiting the Securities and current Coin of the United States;
To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;
This, of course, was wholly beyond my ability to provide.
Many of them had aged parents who were dependent upon them, and some of them were men who had wives whose support in some way they had to provide for.
I can provide you with proof, sir--if that is all you want,' said Mrs.
I hope that the list of available inexpensive editions of the chief authors may suggest a practical method of providing the material, especially for colleges which can provide enough copies for class use.
And such a pilot and ruler will provide and prescribe for the interest of the sailor who is under him, and not for his own or the ruler's interest?
Yet surely the art of the shepherd is concerned only with the good of his subjects; he has only to provide the best for them, since the perfection of the art is already ensured whenever all the requirements of it are satisfied.
Then now, Thrasymachus, there is no longer any doubt that neither arts nor governments provide for their own interests; but, as we were before saying, they rule and provide for the interests of their subjects who are the weaker and not the stronger-- to their good they attend and not to the good of the superior.
His marriage would supply him with the funds needed for repaying the money, and the profits of his business would provide, in course of time, for restoring the dowry of his wife.
To prevent, therefore, giving offence to their customers by any such disappointment, it hath been usual with the honest and well-meaning host to provide a bill of fare which all persons may peruse at their first entrance into the house; and having thence acquainted themselves with the entertainment which they may expect, may either stay and regale with what is provided for them, or may depart to some other ordinary better accommodated to their taste.
In the former case, it is well known that the entertainer provides what fare he pleases; and though this should be very indifferent, and utterly disagreeable to the taste of his company, they must not find any fault; nay, on the contrary, good breeding forces them outwardly to approve and to commend whatever is set before them.
If he don't die in six months, dat don't make no diff'rence--Providence'll provide.