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Synonyms of provide in English:


  • 1 the government refused to provide money for the project
    supply, give, issue, furnish, lay out, come up with, dispense, bestow, impart, produce, yield, bring forth, bear, deliver, donate, contribute, pledge, advance, spare, part with, allocate, distribute, allot, assign, put forward, put up, proffer, present, extend, render
    informal fork out
    North American informal ante up, pony up
    [Antonyms] refuse, withhold
  • 2 please provide her with the necessary documents
    fit out, rig out, kit out, arm, array, attire, accoutre, provision, stock, purvey, accommodate, bestow, favour, endow, present
    informal fix up
    [Antonyms] deprive
  • 3 the work at least enabled him to provide for his family
    feed, nurture, nourish, give food to, provide board for;
    support, maintain, keep, sustain, provide sustenance for, fend for, finance, endow;
    take care of, care for, look after
    [Antonyms] neglect
  • 4 this procedure can provide an opportunity for testing opinion
    make available, present, offer, afford, accord, give, add, bring, yield, impart, bestow, confer, lend
  • 5 we have provided for further restructuring
    prepare, allow, make provision, make preparations, be prepared, anticipate, arrange, make arrangements, get ready, plan, make plans, cater
  • 6 the forces of nature which no human foresight can provide against
    take precautions, take steps/measures, guard, forearm oneself;
    make provision for
  • 7 the contract provides that the tenants are responsible for house repairs
    stipulate, lay down, have as a condition, make it a condition, require, order, ordain, demand, prescribe, state, set out, specify
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