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General dictionaries General (30 matching dictionaries)
  1. provide: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. provide: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. provide: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. provide: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. provide: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. provide: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Provide, provide, provide: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. Provide, provide: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  9. provide: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  10. provide: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  11. provide: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  12. provide: Cambridge International Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs [home, info]
  13. Provide: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  14. provide: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  15. provide: Rhymezone [home, info]
  16. provide: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  17. provide: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  18. provide: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  19. provide: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  20. provide: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  21. provide: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  22. provide: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  23. provide: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]
  24. provide: Wiktionary [home, info]
  25. provide: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  26. provide: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. provide: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  28. provide: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. provide: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  2. provide: BusinessDictionary.com [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. provide: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. provide: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. PROVIDE: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]
  2. PROVIDE: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. provide: Idioms [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (provide)

verb:  supply means of subsistence; earn a living ("He provides for his large family by working three jobs")
verb:  take measures in preparation for ("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 ("The will provides that each child should receive half of the money")
verb:  provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance ("The hostess provided lunch for all the guests")
verb:  provide or furnish with ("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 ("This procedure provides for lots of leeway")

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Phrases that include provide:   provide with, freedom to provide services, operation provide relief, provide abundantly with, provide capital again, more...

Words similar to provide:   render, cater, furnish, offer, ply, provided, providing, supply, contribute, endue, put up, more...

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