provide verb

ADV. kindly a buffet supper, kindly provided by club members | free (of charge) Careers advice is provided free of charge.

VERB + PROVIDE be able to, can/could | aim to, seek to, try to trying to provide the best possible medical care | fail to | be designed to, be intended to The scheme was intended to provide financial help to unemployed workers. | be expected to, be likely/unlikely to The report was not expected to provide any answers.

PREP. for providing food and shelter for the refugees | with He provided us with a lot of useful information.