v 1: provide or furnish with; "We provided the room with an
electrical heater"; "render assistence" [syn: supply
2: provide what is desired or needed, esp. support, food or
sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the
guests" [syn: supply
3: determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies),
esp. by including a proviso condition; "The will provides
that each child should receive half of the money"
4: mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance"
[syn: put up