provide/ prəˈvaɪd /

verb (used with object), pro·vid·ed, pro·vid·ing.
to make available; furnish:
to provide employees with various benefits.
to supply or equip:
to provide the army with new fighter planes.
to afford or yield.
Law. to arrange for or stipulate beforehand, as by a provision or proviso.

verb (used without object), pro·vid·ed, pro·vid·ing.
to take measures with due foresight (usually followed by for or against).
to make arrangements for supplying means of support, money, etc. (usually followed by for):
He provided for his children in his will.

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