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Main Entry: pro·vide
Inflected Form(s): pro·vid·ed; pro·vid·ing
Etymology: Middle English providen "to provide," from Latin providre, literally, "to see ahead," from pro- "ahead, forward" and vidre "to see" --related to VISION 1: to take care of beforehand <provide against a possible scarcity> 2: to state a condition or stipulation <the contract provided for 10 paid holidays> 3: to supply what is needed for support <provides for a large family> 4: to supply or furnish for use <cows provide milk> - pro·vid·ernoun