provide for

phrasal verb

provided for; providing for; provides for
: 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.
: 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.

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“Provide for.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 May. 2023.

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