provide for


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provide

verb
1. To make (something) readily available:
Idiom: place at one's disposal.
2. To relinquish to the possession or control of another:
phrasal verb
provide for
To supply with the necessities of life:
Idiom: take care of.
Translations
zaopatřit
sørge for
elättää
pobrinuti se za
準備する
돕다
försörja
จัดหาให้
trợ cấp

w>provide for

vi +prep obj
family etcversorgen, sorgen für, Sorge tragen für; he made sure that his family would be well provided forer stellte sicher, dass seine Familie gut versorgt war or dass für seine Familie gut gesorgt war
the law/treaty provides for penalties against abusesbei Missbrauch sieht das Gesetz/der Vertrag Strafe vor; as provided for in the 1970 contractwie in dem Vertrag von 1970 vorgesehen; we provided for all emergencieswir haben für alle Notfälle vorgesorgt; we have provided for an increase in costs of 25%wir haben eine Kostensteigerung von 25% einkalkuliert

provide for

يُزَوِد zaopatřit sørge for sorgen für φροντίζω mantener elättää subvenir pobrinuti se za provvedere 準備する 돕다 onderhouden ta forholdsregler mot utrzymać prover a subsistência обеспечивать (средствами к существованию) försörja จัดหาให้ geçimini sağlamak trợ cấp 供养
References in classic literature ?
We the people of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
The Congress shall have Power to lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;
But is the art of medicine or any other art faulty or deficient in any quality in the same way that the eye may be deficient in sight or the ear fail of hearing, and therefore requires another art to provide for the interests of seeing and hearing-- has art in itself, I say, any similar liability to fault or defect, and does every art require another supplementary art to provide for its interests, and that another and another without end?
Then now, Thrasymachus, there is no longer any doubt that neither arts nor governments provide for their own interests; but, as we were before saying, they rule and provide for the interests of their subjects who are the weaker and not the stronger-- to their good they attend and not to the good of the superior.
The authorities essential to the common defense are these: to raise armies; to build and equip fleets; to prescribe rules for the government of both; to direct their operations; to provide for their support.
It has been urged and echoed, that the power "to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises, to pay the debts, and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States," amounts to an unlimited commission to exercise every power which may be alleged to be necessary for the common defense or general welfare.
in our position, one must provide for everything), I shall try to gain the coast of France.
Many of them had aged parents who were dependent upon them, and some of them were men who had wives whose support in some way they had to provide for.
But he was helpless himself in the hands of my lady and the Baron-- and the only kind thing he could do was to provide for me in my widowhood, like the true nobleman he was
The cardinal had him informed that he would provide for him so that he should never want for anything in future.