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Definition of supply verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they supply
he / she / it supplies
past simple supplied
-ing form supplying
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 to provide someone or something with something that they need or want, especially in large quantities supply something to somebody/something Foreign governments supplied arms to the rebels. supply somebody/something with something Foreign governments supplied the rebels with arms. This one power plant supplies half the state with electricity. supply somebody/something Local schools supply many of the volunteers. foods supplying our daily vitamin needs She was jailed for supplying drugs.
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