provide for

Definition of provide for

  1. 1 :  to cause (something) to be available or to happen in the future The contract provides for 10 paid holidays. The law provides for the appointment of a new official.

  2. 2 :  to supply what is needed for (something or someone) It's hard to make enough money to provide for such a large family. They agreed to provide for the child's education.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to take precautionary measures

    :  to make a proviso or stipulation

    :  to make preparation to meet a need

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capable of being understood in two ways

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