provided

conjunction
pro·​vid·​ed | \ prə-ˈvī-dəd How to pronounce provided (audio) \

Definition of provided

: on condition that : with the understanding : if

Providing vs. Provided: Usage Guide

Although occasionally still disapproved, providing is as well established as a conjunction as provided is. Provided is more common.

First Known Use of provided

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for provided

Middle English, past participle of providen to provide

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about provided

Time Traveler for provided

Time Traveler

The first known use of provided was in the 15th century

See more words from the same century

Statistics for provided

Cite this Entry

“Provided.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/provided. Accessed 10 May. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for provided

provided

conjunction
pro·​vid·​ed | \ prə-ˈvī-dəd \

Kids Definition of provided

: if sense 1 We'll start now provided you agree.

Keep scrolling for more

Comments on provided

What made you want to look up provided? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Star Wars Words Quiz

  • cu jedi training
  • The bounty portion of bounty hunters (such as Boba Fett) comes from a Latin word meaning
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!