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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
provide /provide/
  • nội động từ
    • ((thường) + for, against) chuẩn bị đầy đủ, dự phòng
      • to provide for an entertaiment: chuẩn bị đầy đủ cho một cuộc tiếp đãi
      • to provide against an attack: chuẩn bị đầy đủ cho một tấn công, dự phòng chống lại một cuộc tấn công
    • ((thường) + for) cung cấp, chu cấp, lo cho cái ăn cái mặc cho; lo liệu cho
      • to provide for a large family: lo cái ăn cái mặc cho một gia đình đông con
      • to be well provided for: được lo liệu đầy đủ cái ăn cái mặc, được cung cấp đầy đủ
  • ngoại động từ
    • ((thường) + with, for, to) cung cấp, kiếm cho
      • to provide someone with something: cung cấp cho ai cái gì
      • to be well provided with arms and ammunitions: được cung cấp đầy đủ súng đạn
      • to provide something for (to) somebody: kiếm cái gì cho ai
    • (pháp lý) quy định
      • to provide that: quy định rằng
      • a clause which provides that the tenant shall be held responsible for repairs: điều khoản quy định rằng người thuê có trách nhiệm sửa chữa
    • (sử học), (tôn giáo) (+ to) chỉ định, bổ nhiệm (ai vào một thánh chức có lộc)
Concise Dictionary
+provide or furnish with
+provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
+determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation
+mount or put up
+make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain
+supply means of subsistence; earn a living
+take measures in preparation for

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 supply, furnish, equip, outfit, fix up (with) provision, contribute, accommodate, purvey, cater, stock (up), victual, provender:
After providing us with a map and a compass, they sent us off across the moor
2 produce, yield, afford, lend, give, present, offer, accord:
The fertile land provided food in plentiful abundance. During those bleak years, the radio provided us not only with news but also entertainment.
3 stipulate, lay down, require, demand, specify, state:
The lease provided that the rent be reviewed every five years.
4 provide for. look after, care for, support, take care of, take under one's wing, minister to, attend (to):
The bequest ensured that his widow would be amply provided for.
5 provide for or against. arrange for, prepare for, anticipate, forearm, make or get ready for, plan for, take precautions, take measures:
It would seem that you have provided for any eventuality.
Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb
1 [VN] ~ sb (with sth)
~ sth (for sb) to give sth to sb or make it available for them to use
Synonym: SUPPLY
The hospital has a commitment to provide the best possible medical care. + We are here to provide a service for the public. + We are here to provide the public with a service. + Please answer questions in the space provided. + The report was not expected to provide any answers.
2 [V that] (formal) (of a law or rule) to state that sth will or must happen
The final section provides that any work produced for the company is thereafter owned by the company.
See also - PROVISION
Phrasal Verbs: provide against sth (formal) to make preparations to deal with sth bad or unpleasant that might happen in the future
provide for sb to give sb the things that they need to live, such as food, money and clothing: She has three children to provide for. + He didn't provide for them in his will (= did not leave them any money).
provide for sth (formal)
1 to make preparations to deal with sth that might happen in the future: The original system did not provide for this sudden increase in demand.
2 (of a law, rule, etc.) to make it possible for sth to be done: The legislation provides for the detention of suspected terrorists for up to seven days.
Collocation Dictionary


a buffet supper, kindly provided by club members
| free (of charge)
Careers advice is provided free of charge.


be able to, can/could | aim to, seek to, try to
trying to provide the best possible medical care
| fail to | be designed to, be intended to
The scheme was intended to provide financial help to unemployed workers.
| be expected to, be likely/unlikely to
The report was not expected to provide any answers.


providing food and shelter for the refugees
| with
He provided us with a lot of useful information.

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