HyperDic: provider

English > 2 senses of the word provider:
NOUNperson provider, suppliersomeone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity
person providersomeone who provides the means for subsistence
provider > pronunciation
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English > provider: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity.
Narrowerblack marketeersomeone who engages illegally in trade in scarce or controlled commodities
caterersomeone who provides food and service (as for a party)
connectionA supplier (especially of narcotics)
dispenserA person who dispenses
distributor, distributersomeone who markets merchandise
purveyorsomeone who supplies provisions / provisions (especially food)
recruitersomeone who supplies members or employees
stockistOne (as a retailer or distributor / distributor) that stocks goods
sutler, victualer, victualler, provisionerA supplier of victuals or supplies to an army
Broaderbusinessperson, bourgeoisA capitalist who engages in industrial commercial enterprise
Spanishabastecedor, aprovisionador, asentista, proveedora, proveedor, suministrador
Catalanabastador, proveïdor, provisor, subministrador
Verbsprovidegive something useful or necessary to
English > provider: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who provides the means for subsistence.
Broaderbenefactor, helperA person who helps people or institutions (especially with financial help)
Verbsprovidegive what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance

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