HyperDic: supply

English > 7 senses of the word supply:
NOUNquantitysupplyan amount of something available for use
processsupplyoffering goods and services for sale
actsupply, provision, supplyingthe activity of supplying or providing something
VERBpossessionsupply, provide, render, furnishgive something useful or necessary to
socialsupply, issuecirculate or distribute or equip with
consumptionsupply, provide, ply, catergive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
communicationsupply, add, appendstate or say further
supply > pronunciation
Soundssahplay'
Rhymesalkali ... walleye: 28 rhymes with lay...
English > supply: 7 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningAn amount of something available for use.
NarrowerreservoirA large or extra supply of something
Broaderindefinite quantityAn estimated quantity
Spanishprovisión, suministro
Verbssupplygive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
supplygive something useful or necessary to
supplycirculate or distribute or equip with
English > supply: 7 senses > noun 2, process
Meaningoffering goods and services for sale.
Broadereconomic processAny process affecting the production and development and management of material wealth
OppositedemandThe ability and desire to purchase goods and services
Spanishoferta
Catalanoferta
Verbssupplycirculate or distribute or equip with
English > supply: 7 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe activity of supplying or providing something.
Synonymsprovision, supplying
Narrowerfeeding, alimentationThe act of supplying food and nourishment
fueling, refuelingThe activity of supplying or taking on fuel
healthcare delivery, health care delivery, care deliveryThe provision of health care
irrigationSupplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc
issue, issuing, issuanceThe act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)
logisticsHandling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed
purveyanceThe act of supplying something
stockingThe activity of supplying a stock of something
subventionThe act or process of providing aid or help of any sort
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishabastecimiento, abasto, aprovisionamiento, oferta, provisión
Catalanabastament, abast, oferta, provisió, subministrament
Verbssupplygive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
supplygive something useful or necessary to
supplycirculate or distribute or equip with
English > supply: 7 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGive something useful or necessary to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody with something; Somebody ----s something with something
Synonymsprovide, render, furnish
Entailed bysupplementadd as a supplement to what seems insufficient
Narrowerair-cool, air-conditionequip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature
alphabetizeProvide with an alphabet
armSupply with arms
bedFurnish with a bed
berthProvide with a berth / berth
bewhisker, whiskerFurnish with whiskers
border, edgeProvide with a border or edge
bottomProvide with a bottom or a seat / seat
bratticeSupply with a brattice, to ventilate mines
bushProvide with a bushing
calkProvide with calks
canal, canalize, canaliseProvide (a city) with a canal
capitalize, capitaliseSupply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
captionProvide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing
causewayProvide with a causeway
chargeenergize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
cleatProvide with cleats
coalSupply with coal
computerize, computeriseProvide with computers
constitutionalizeProvide with a constitution, as of a country
copper-bottomProvide with a copper bottom
corbelFurnish with a corbel
corniceFurnish with a cornice
costumeFurnish with costumes
crenel, crenelate, crenellateSupply with battlements
curtainProvide with drapery
dadoProvide with a dado
dateProvide with a dateline
equip, fit, fit out, outfitProvide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
extend, offermake available
feedfeed into
flood, oversupply, glutSupply with an excess of
fretProvide (a musical instrument) with frets
fuelProvide with a combustible substance that provides energy
fuel, fireProvide with fuel
fundProvide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest
furnishProvide or equip with furniture
gateSupply with a gate
glass, glazeFurnish with glass
grateFurnish with a grate
hatFurnish with a hat
headlineProvide (a newspaper page or a story) with a headline
headquarterProvide with headquarters
heatProvide with heat / heat / heat
hobnailSupply with hobnails
hydrateSupply water or liquid / liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance
indexProvide with an index
innervateSupply nerves to (some organ or body part)
interleaveProvide (books) with blank leaves
joint, articulateProvide with a joint
kernFurnish with a kern
keyProvide with a key
leverageProvide with leverage
machicolateSupply with projecting galleries
matchProvide funds complementary to
offermake available or accessible, provide or furnish
partnerProvide with a partner
patchProvide with a patch
pourSupply in large amounts or quantities
provision, purveySupply with provisions / provisions
pumpSupply in great quantities
rafterProvide (a ceiling) with rafters
railProvide with rails
railroadSupply with railroad lines
rampFurnish with a ramp
reflectorize, reflectoriseProvide with reflectors, such as chemicals
retrofitProvide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture
rimFurnish with a rim
sanitateProvide with sanitary facilities or appliances
seatProvide with seats / seats / seats
seatPut a seat on a chair
shelterProvide shelter / shelter for
signalize, signaliseProvide with traffic signals
slatequip or bar with slats
stepFurnish with steps
stint, skimp, scantSupply sparingly and with restricted quantities
stock, buy in, stock upAmass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
stockProvide or furnish with a stock of something
stockSupply with livestock
stockSupply with fish
subtitleSupply (a movie) with subtitles
surfeit, cloySupply or feed to surfeit
tapFurnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid / liquid from it
terrace, terrasseProvide (a house) with a terrace
themeProvide with a particular theme or motive
ticketProvide with a ticket for passage or admission
toggleProvide with a toggle or toggles
toolFurnish with tools
top, top outProvide with a top or finish the top (of a structure)
transistorize, transistoriseequip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors
tubeProvide with a tube or insert / insert a tube into
uniformProvide with uniforms
upholsterProvide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers
victualSupply with food
waterProvide with water
wharfProvide with a wharf
wiveProvide with a wife
yield, give, affordBe the cause or source of
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishabastecer, aportar, aprovisionar, dotar, entregar, facilitar, proporcionar, proveer, suministrar, suplir, surtir
Catalanabastir, aportar, dotar, facilitar, prestar, proporcionar, proveir, subministrar
Nounssuppliersomeone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
supply, supplyingthe activity of supplying or providing something
supplyan amount of something available for use
English > supply: 7 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningcirculate or distribute or equip with.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "supply blankets for the beds"
Synonymissue
Narrowerfree, releasemake (information) available for publication
reissueissue (a new version of)
unblock, unfreeze, free, releasemake (assets) available
Broaderdistributemake available
Oppositerecallmake unavailable
Spanishabastar, abastecer, aprovisionar, dictar, facilitar, proveer, suministrar
Catalanabastar, aprovisionar, dictar, facilitar, fornir, proveir, subministrar
Nounssupplythe activity of supplying or providing something
supplyoffering goods and services for sale
supplyan amount of something available for use
English > supply: 7 senses > verb 3, consumption
MeaningGive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
Synonymsprovide, ply, cater
NarroweraccommodateProvide with something desired or needed
boardProvide food and lodging (for)
caterSupply food ready to eat
drenchForce to drink
feed, giveGive food to
feedServe as food for
feedProvide as food
fit, conform to, meet, satisfy, fill, fulfill, fulfilsatisfy a condition or restriction
fix upFind (something or someone) for
gratify, pander, indulgeYield (to)
gutterProvide with gutters
horseProvide with a horse or horses
nourish, nurture, sustainProvide with nourishment
pander, pimp, procureArrange for sexual partners for others
powerSupply the force or power for the functioning of
regale, treatProvide with choice or abundant food or drink
serve, serve up, dish out, dish up, dishProvide (usually but not necessarily food)
serve, helpHelp to some food
showerProvide abundantly with
staffProvide with staff
underlayProvide with a base, support, lining, or backing
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishabastecer, aportar, aprovisionar, cateraje, dotar, facilitar, ministrar, proporcionar, proveer, suministrar, surtir
Catalanaportar, dotar, facilitar, proporcionar, subministrar
Nounssupplythe activity of supplying or providing something
supplyan amount of something available for use
English > supply: 7 senses > verb 4, communication
Meaningstate or say further.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymsadd, append
Narrowerslip in, stick in, sneak in, insertinsert casually
toss inadd casually to a conversation
Broaderstate, say, tellExpress in words / words
Spanishagregar, añadir

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