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  • 1 provide for — (someone) to give someone the things they need to live. Former prisoners must learn to provide for themselves once they get out of jail. She s struggling to provide for her family and pay her bills …

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  • 2 provide for — index bear (support), capitalize (provide capital), expect (anticipate), fund, maintain ( …

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  • 3 provide for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms provide for : present tense I/you/we/they provide for he/she/it provides for present participle providing for past tense provided for past participle provided for 1) provide for someone to look after someone… …

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  • 4 provide for — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you provide for someone, you support them financially and make sure that they have the things that they need. [V P n] Elaine wouldn t let him provide for her... [V P n] Her father always ensured she was well provided for. 2)… …

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  • 5 provide for sb — UK US provide for sb Phrasal Verb with provide({{}}/prəʊˈvaɪd/ US  /prəˈvaɪd/ verb [T] ► to look after people who depend on you, for example by giving them food, clothes, or money: »More and more people are battling with the rising costs of… …

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  • 6 provide for — phr verb Provide for is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑constitution, ↑statute, ↑treaty Provide for is used with these nouns as the object: ↑establishment, ↑expansion, ↑need, ↑retirement …

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  • 7 provide for — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, accommodate with, admit, admit exceptions, afford, allow, allow for, angel, arrange for, attend to, baby sit, back, bankroll, capitalize, care for, chaperon, cherish, clear the decks, clothe, concede,… …

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  • 8 provide for — I (Roget s IV) , v. Syn. make provision, make ready, prepare for, arrange, care for, support, plan ahead; see also prepare 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) I verb To supply with the necessities of life: keep, maintain, support. Idiom: take care of.… …

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  • 9 provide for — make adequate preparation or arrangements for. → provide …

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  • 10 provide for — Syn: feed, nurture, nourish, support, maintain, keep, sustain …

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  • 11 provide for — …

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  • 12 provide for (something) — 1. to allow something. The permit will provide for a 30 day hunt beginning in late November. 2. to take care of a need. After you cross the border you will have to provide for your own security. The shape of the tank is designed to provide for… …

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  • 13 provide for someone — provide for (someone) to give someone the things they need to live. Former prisoners must learn to provide for themselves once they get out of jail. She s struggling to provide for her family and pay her bills …

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  • 14 provide for sth — UK US provide for sth Phrasal Verb with provide({{}}/prəʊˈvaɪd/ US  /prəˈvaɪd/ verb [T] ► to have or make plans to deal with something that will or may happen in the future: »The plant will have an on site facility that provides for 25 years of… …

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  • 15 provide for somebody — proˈvide for sb derived to give sb the things that they need to live, such as food, money and clothing • She has three children to provide for. • He didn t provide for them in his will (= did not leave them any money). Main entry: ↑ …

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  • 16 provide for something — …

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  • 17 The constitution does not provide for first and second class citizens. — The constitution does not provide for first and second class citizens. The constitution does not provide for first and second class citizens. Wendell L. Willkie Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009 …

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  • 18 maintain and provide for — In reference to the duty of a husband, the furnishing of support which is reasonable under the circumstances, particularly the husband s financial condition. State v Fredercici, 269 Mo 689, 192 SW 464 …

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  • 19 provide — pro‧vide [prəˈvaɪd] verb [transitive] 1. to give someone what they need, or to make sure they get it: • The World Bank is providing funding for the project. provide somebody with something • Our computerised information service can provide busy… …

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  • 20 provide — provide, supply, furnish mean to give or to get what is desired by or needed for someone or something. The words are often used interchangeably without seeming loss {provide what is needed for an army} {supply daily rations of food} {furnish… …

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