Provide or provide with

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To provide is to give someone something that they need.

Provide someone with something

Provide something for someone

Provide something to someone

Provide or provide with

When provide means give someone something they need, it takes the preposition with.

Phrasal verbs with provide

Provide against

To provide against something is to take steps to deal with something bad that may happen.

Provide for

To provide for someone is to make sure that they have what they need.

See also

Pain and ache: difference
Play and game
Point of view
Primary auxiliaries
Prize and price
Provide or provide with
Provided that

See also

Of course
On time and in time
Ought to have + past participle
Overlook and look over: difference
Owing to, due to, because of and on account of

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