Definition of provider in English:

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Pronunciation: /prəˈvʌɪdə/


1A person or thing that provides something: a leading provider of personal financial services
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  • Reuters, a leading provider of financial news, has been hit hard by last year's downturn in global financial markets.
  • Metrobank is the leading provider of trade finance in the country.
  • Junior Achievement Ireland is the leading provider of enterprise education to young people in Ireland.
supplier, donor, giver, contributor, source, mainstay
1.1A person who earns money to support their family: he didn’t like the thought of Dad being the sole provider for the family again
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  • Dad was a very hard worker and a great provider for the family, and had a very sensitive and giving heart.
  • The result of these endeavours was that by the time I left school at the age of 15, I was already the family's main provider.
  • They resonated with me because I recognize his feelings as a father and provider for his family.

Words that rhyme with provider

chider, cider, divider, eider, glider, Guider, Haida, hider, Ida, insider, Oneida, outsider, rider, Ryder, Saida, slider, spider, strider, stridor

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