cause or arrange from (sb) to have or use (sth needed or useful); supply
state a special arrangement that must be fulfilled
"We provided the room with an electrical heater"
"The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"
"The will provides that each child should receive half of the money"
"The Constitution provides for the right to free speech"
"put up a good fight"
"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"
"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"
"provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship"
Nature..has not provided against assaults upon the hearing.
The document provided..for the resumption of full diplomatic relations.
出自： G. F. Kennan
The government has to provide against a possible oil shortage in the coming months.
It is wise to provide against emergency.
The contract provides that only the best materials shall be used.
I will go provided (that) you will go with me.
What will happen if they see us?