Definition of provided
: on condition that : with the understanding : if
Usage Discussion of provided
Although occasionally still disapproved, providing is as well established as a conjunction as provided is. Provided is more common.
Origin of provided
Middle English, past participle of providen to provide
First Known Use: 15th century
PROVIDED Defined for Kids
Definition of provided for Students
: if 1 <We'll start now provided you agree.>
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