Definitions for "Provide"
To look out for in advance; to procure beforehand; to get, collect, or make ready for future use; to prepare.
To supply; to afford; to contribute.
To furnish; to supply; -- formerly followed by of, now by with.
To appoint to an ecclesiastical benefice before it is vacant. See Provisor.
Direct papal appointment to a benefice, dignity or bishopric, overridding local patrons and electors, and based on the theory of the papal plenitude of power. (Heath, Peter. Church and Realm, 1272-1461, 366) Related terms: Provision / Plenitude of Power
To establish as a previous condition; to stipulate; as, the contract provides that the work be well done.
To stipulate previously; to condition; as, the agreement provides for an early completion of the work.
determine (what is to happen in certain contingencies), especially by including a proviso condition or stipulation; "The will provides that each child should receive half of the money"; "The Constitution provides for the right to free speech"
Keywords:  foresee
To foresee.
make a possibility or provide opportunity for; permit to be attainable or cause to remain; "This leaves no room for improvement"; "The evidence allows only one conclusion"; "allow for mistakes"; "leave lots of time for the trip"; "This procedure provides for lots of leeway"
take measures in preparation for; "provide for the proper care of the passengers on the cruise ship"
Keywords:  mount, fight, resistance, good, offer
mount or put up; "put up a good fight"; "offer resistance"