provided

conjunction pro·vid·ed \ prə-ˈvī-dəd \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of provided

:on condition that :with the understanding :if

providing vs. provided

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


Origin and Etymology of provided

Middle English, past participle of providen to provide


PROVIDED Defined for Kids

provided

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

Definition of provided for Students

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

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