• Home
  • Forum
  • Dictionary
  • Articles
  • Tutorials
  • Books
  • Directory
  • Share your work

Dictionary » P » Provide



1. To look out for in advance; to procure beforehand; to get, collect, or make ready for future use; to prepare. Provide us all things necessary.

2. To supply; to afford; to contribute. Bring me berries, or such cooling fruit As the kind, hospitable woods provide. (milton)

3. To furnish; to supply; formerly followed by of, now by with. And yet provided him of but one. . Rome . . . Was well provided with corn. .

4. To establish as a previous condition; to stipulate; as, the contract provides that the work be well done.

5. To foresee.

6. To appoint to an ecclesiastical benefice before it is vacant. See provisor.

Origin: A Latinism.

1. To procure supplies or means in advance; to take measures beforehand in view of an expected or a possible future need, especially a danger or an evil; followed by against or for; as, to provide against the inclemency of the weather; to provide for the education of a child. Government is a contrivance of human wisdom to provide for human wants. (Burke)

2. To stipulate previously; to condition; as, the agreement provides for an early completion of the work.

Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page

Results from our forum


... May 20, 2014. Travel bursariesapplication & abstract submission deadline extended Travel bursaries are available in 34th ISAG Conference to provide early career scientists with financial sources to participate in our biennial Conference. Two types of travel bursaries are provided: one for ...

See entire post
by vitogump
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: welcome to 34TH ISAG CONFERENCE
Replies: 0
Views: 7

Re: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution

people who are racists look for any reasoning to make their believes approved. And Darwinism may provide such. Exactly. They also used certain Bible verses to justify slavery. That doesn't mean Christianity leads to racism, it just means there are racist Christians.

See entire post
by wildfunguy
Sat Mar 15, 2014 8:02 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Irrefutable Facts Against Evolution
Replies: 52
Views: 42537

Biologists are required. Help with explanation

In that case you should probably provide the context... (actually not really, but it would be probably easier to explain with the context)

See entire post
by JackBean
Tue Mar 11, 2014 2:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biologists are required. Help with explanation
Replies: 4
Views: 760

Gene knockdowns in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis

... doi:10.7554/eLife.01440 "Although parental RNAi in Nasonia is effective for maternal and early zygotic genes ..., it often does not provide significant knockdown of later-acting genes. To overcome this limitation, we designed an Nv eve morpholino overlapping the translation start ...

See entire post
by jonmoulton
Fri Mar 07, 2014 5:57 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Gene knockdowns in the wasp Nasonia vitripennis
Replies: 0
Views: 93

Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas

... physiology (which includes the nervous system). I challenge the concept of the following behaviors being instinctive (unconditional response) and provide why I think they are learned (conditional response): antipredation behavior - by observing the reactions of others of its species to the present ...

See entire post
by Gannet
Sun Mar 02, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Instinctive Behavior and Innate Ideas
Replies: 1
Views: 207
View all matching forum results

This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 3,372 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link