provide against

Definition of provide against

  1. :  to do what is needed to prepare for (something bad that might happen) We should store extra supplies now to provide against a possible scarcity in the coming months.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to take precautionary measures

    :  to make a proviso or stipulation

    :  to make preparation to meet a need

  1. :  in opposition or hostility to

    :  contrary to

    :  in competition with

  1. :  in preparation for the time when

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