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Synonyms of provide in English:


  • 1 the foundation will provide funds
    supply, give, issue, furnish, come up with, dispense, bestow, impart, produce, yield, bring forth, bear, deliver, donate, contribute, pledge, advance, spare, part with, allocate, distribute, allot, put up
    informal fork out, lay out, ante up, pony up
    [Antonyms] refuse, withhold
  • 2 she was provided with enough tools
    equip, furnish, issue, supply, outfit;
    fit out, rig out, arm, provision
    informal fix up
    [Antonyms] deprive
  • 3 he had to provide for his family
    feed, nurture, nourish;
    support, maintain, keep, sustain, provide sustenance for, fend for, finance, endow
    [Antonyms] neglect
  • 4 the test may provide the answer
    make available, present, offer, afford, give, add, bring, yield, impart
  • 5 we have provided for further restructuring
    prepare, allow, make provision, be prepared, arrange, get ready, plan, cater
  • 6 the banks have to provide against bad debts
    take precautions, take steps/measures, guard, forearm oneself
  • 7 the legislation provides that factories must be kept clean
    stipulate, lay down, make it a condition, require, order, ordain, demand, prescribe, state, specify
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