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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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Alone, I should have been ignorant of the names of these giant growths, but our men of science pointed out the cedars, the great silk cotton trees, and the redwood trees, with all that profusion of various plants which has made this continent the chief supplier to the human race of those gifts of Nature which depend upon the vegetable world, while it is the most backward in those products which come from animal life.
From the big wholesale suppliers down through the salary list to office stationery and postage stamps, he kept the thumb-screws turning.
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Summary: Supplier management is akin for managing relationships and interactions with external organizations which provide goods and services to our organization.
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Mega Sardines also used to be a supplier, but later launched its own line of canned sardines.
Typically, a supplier is designated as a strategic supplier based on the criticality of the products and technologies it provides (Azadegan, Dooley, Carter & Carter, 2008; Borgatti & Li, 2009; Ellram, 1990; Ellram & Carr, 1994; Monczka, Petersen, Handfield & Ragatz, 1998; Olsen & Ellram, 1997; Wagner & Johnson, 2004).
Synopsis: For companies to get the most out of their supplier relationships, they must aim to emotionally engage suppliers and become a "customer of choice."

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