Provide is defined as to supply or make available.(verb)
An example of provide is to give a needy family enough food for a week.
See provide in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME providen < L providere < pro-, pro- + videre, to see: see vision
See provide in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb pro·vid·ed, pro·vid·ing, pro·vides verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English providen
Origin: , from Latin prōvidēre, to provide for
Origin: : prō-, forward; see pro-1
Origin: + vidēre, to see; see weid- in Indo-European roots.
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