Synonyms for (verb) provide

provide

take measures in preparation for

provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship

LESS SPECIFIC: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready


provide

determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation

The will provides that each child should receive half of the money; The Constitution provides for the right to free speech

LESS SPECIFIC: qualify, specify, stipulate, condition


cater, supply, provide, ply

give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

The hostess provided lunch for all the guests

LESS SPECIFIC: give


bring home the bacon, provide

supply means of subsistence; earn a living

He provides for his large family by working three jobs; Women nowadays not only take care of the household but also bring home the bacon

LESS SPECIFIC: support


supply, render, provide, furnish

give something useful or necessary to

We provided the room with an electrical heater

LESS SPECIFIC: give


offer, provide, put up

mount or put up

put up a good fight; offer resistance

LESS SPECIFIC: engage, wage


allow, allow for, provide, leave

make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain

This leaves no room for improvement; The evidence allows only one conclusion; allow for mistakes; leave lots of time for the trip; This procedure provides for lots of leeway

LESS SPECIFIC: yield, afford, give