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sup·ply

 (sə-plī′)
tr.v. sup·plied, sup·ply·ing, sup·plies
1. To make available for use; provide: Does the hotel supply towels?
2. To provide something necessary or desired to; furnish or equip: supplied the players with uniforms. See Synonyms at furnish.
3. To have as a necessary or desirable feature: a crime scene that supplied valuable evidence.
4. To fill sufficiently; satisfy: supply a need.
5. To make up for (a deficiency, for example); compensate for.
n. pl. sup·plies
1. The act of supplying: funds for the supply of the expedition.
2. An amount available or sufficient for a given use; stock: Our supply of milk is low.
3. often supplies Materials or provisions stored and dispensed when needed.
4. Economics The amount of a commodity available for meeting a demand or for purchase at a given price.

[Middle English supplien, to help, complete, furnish with additional troops, from Old French soupleer, to fill up, from Latin supplēre : sub-, from below; see sub- + plēre, to fill; see pelə- in Indo-European roots.]

sup·pli′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.supplier - someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commoditysupplier - someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
black marketeer - someone who engages illegally in trade in scarce or controlled commodities
bourgeois, businessperson - a capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
caterer - someone who provides food and service (as for a party)
connection - a supplier (especially of narcotics)
dispenser - a person who dispenses
distributer, distributor - someone who markets merchandise
purveyor - someone who supplies provisions (especially food)
recruiter - someone who supplies members or employees
stockist - one (as a retailer or distributor) that stocks goods
provisioner, sutler, victualer, victualler - a supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
Translations
dodavatel
leverandør
tavarantoimittaja
dobavljač
供給者
공급하는 사람
leverantör
ผู้จัดหาสิ่งของให้
nhà cung cấp

supplier

[səˈplaɪəʳ] N (Comm) (= distributor) → distribuidor(a) m/f; (= provider) → abastecedor(a) m/f, proveedor(a) m/f
from your usual supplierde su proveedor habitual

supplier

[səˈplaɪər] nfournisseur m

supplier

n (Comm) → Lieferant(in) m(f)

supplier

[səˈplaɪəʳ] n (Comm) → fornitore/trice

supplier

مُوَرِّد dodavatel leverandør Lieferant προμηθευτής proveedor tavarantoimittaja fournisseur dobavljač fornitore 供給者 공급하는 사람 leverancier leverandør dostawca fornecedor поставщик leverantör ผู้จัดหาสิ่งของให้ satıcı nhà cung cấp 供应商
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