provide for

phrasal verb
provided for; providing for; provides for

Definition of provide for

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 : 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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/provide%20for. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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