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To provide what is wanted or needed; A quantity of something provided or on hand.

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Used as a verb, listen here, it means: To provide what is wanted or needed; A quantity of something provided or on hand. Used as an adverb, listen here, it means: In a pliant, flexible, limber, or lithe manner.

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Usage examples (37)
  • It is important to supply your children with a good education.
  • "Demand is good while the supply is short for the market," he said.
  • The claim that there “can” be a decrease in supply is also weak.
  • Vaccine supply is short for both private providers and health departments.
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  • ''supply" is a heteronym, which means you may find it with different pronunciations and different meanings.
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