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prəˈvaɪ dərprovider

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supplier, providernoun

    someone whose business is to supply a particular service or commodity

  2. providernoun

    someone who provides the means for subsistence


  1. providernoun

    One who, or that which, provides a service, commodity, or the means for subsistence.

    Etymology: to provide + -er

Webster Dictionary

  1. Providernoun

    one who provides, furnishes, or supplies; one who procures what is wanted

Editors Contribution

  1. provider

    A social enterprise or organization that provides.

    The mobile network provider is efficient and effective.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'provider' in Nouns Frequency: #2749

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of provider in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of provider in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of provider in a Sentence

  1. Goss Graves:

    The Trump Administration decided to finalize these outrageous rules, despite several pending lawsuits and two federal courts blocking them, the Trump Administration's clear that The Trump Administration will stop at nothing to attack women's health care. By taking away access to no-cost birth control coverage, these rules try to give a license to virtually any employer, university, or health insurance provider to discriminate.


    Believe me or not, as long as you have food to eat, water to drink, a roof over your head (shelter) and clothes to cover your nakedness. You should be thankful and remain thankful to God almighty (the provider). Because, he (God) has already given you all that you basically need to survive or live here (on earth). Yes! you heard me right, any other thing which you are longing for presently should be a supplement and it will be given to you by God in due course. ~Emeasoba George

  3. Gary Miliefsky:

    Currently, WikiLeaks is hosted mainly by the Swedish internet service provider Bahnhof in the Pionen facility, a former nuclear bunker in Sweden, other servers are spread around the world with the main server located in Sweden.

  4. Peter Antall:

    Apandemic like COVID-19 risks overwhelming our health care system. We see this occurring in certain areas already. Telehealth provides access to quality and convenient care at scale. Telehealth in this way can bring any excess provider supply to bear to meet the demand.

  5. Aldi Haryopratomo:

    By being the payments provider that connects the driver to the bank, we are able to make sufficient margin. And if you always think about competition and threat from the banks, then you are thinking that the pie is fixed, but in Indonesia, the pie is actually getting bigger.

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    a partiality that prevents objective consideration of an issue or situation
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