Complete Definition of "supply"

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Alternative forms
supplely

Pronunciation
a|verb|noun
*AHD|səplīʹ, IPA|/səˈplaɪ/, SAMPA|/[email protected]"plaI/
*audio|en-us-supply.ogg|Audio (US)
*rhymes|aɪ
a|adverb
*AHD|sŭpʹlē, IPA|/ˈsʌpli/, SAMPA|/"sVpli/

Etymology 1
OF. supplier

Verb
en-verb|supplies|supplying|supplied

  1. transitive To provide (something), to make (something) available for use.
  2. transitive To furnish or equip with.
  3. transitive To compensate for, or make up a deficiency of.
  4. intransitive To act as a substitute.

Translations
trans-top|provide, make available for use
Danish: levere
Finnish: toimittaa, hankkia, tarjota
French: fournir
German: liefern
trans-mid
Italian: fornire
Russian: снабжать (snabžát’) impf, снабдить (snabdít’) pf, поставлять (postavl'át') impf, поставить (postávit') pf
Swedish: leverera
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trans-top|furnish or equip with
Danish: levere, skaffe, yde
Finnish: toimittaa
German: liefern
trans-mid
Italian: rifornire
Russian: снабжать (snabžát’) impf, снабдить (snabdít’) pf, снаряжать (snar'ažát’) impf, снарядить (snar'adít’) pf
Swedish: leverera
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trans-top|compensate for, make up for a deficiency of
Danish: afhjælpe, erstatte
Finnish: toimittaa, tyydyttää kysyntä
German: liefern
trans-mid
Italian: supplire
Russian: пополнять (popoln'át') impf, пополнить (popólnit') pf
Swedish: leverera
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trans-top|act as a substitute
Danish: vikariere
Finnish: toimia sijainen|sijaisena
trans-mid
Italian: supplire
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checktrans
trans-top|translations to be checked
ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|زود unicode|(záwwada)
ttbc|Chinese: 供給 (gōngjǐ)
ttbc|Dutch: leveren
ttbc|Hungarian: ellátni
ttbc|Japanese: 供給する (きょうきゅうする, kyōkyū suru)
ttbc|Korean: 공급하다 (gonggeuphada)
ttbc|Portuguese: fornecer
ttbc|Spanish: suministrar
ttbc|Turkish: saglamak
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Noun
en-noun|supplies

  1. uncountable The act of supplying.

#:supply and demand

  1. countable An amount of something supplied.

#:A supply of good drinking water is essential.

  1. in plural provisions.

Derived terms
supply teacher

Translations
trans-top|act of supplying
Czech: nabídka f
Danish: udbud n
Finnish: toimitus, tarjonta
trans-mid
German: Versorgen n
Russian: снабжение (snabžénije) n, поставка (postávka) f
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trans-top|amount supplied
Czech: zásoba f
Danish: forsyning, leverance, lager#Danish|lager, forsynings-, føde-
Finnish: tarjonta
German: Versorgung f
Italian: fornitura f
Japanese: 供給 (きょうきゅう, kyōkyū)
trans-mid
Korean: 공급 (gonggeup)
Portuguese: provisão f
Russian: запас (zapás) m
Telugu: సరఫరా (sarapharaa) (1)
Turkish: arz
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trans-top|provisions
Danish: forråd n, beholdninger p
Finnish: eväs|eväät, muona
German: Vorrat m
Italian: approvvigionamento|approvvigionamenti m|p
trans-mid
Russian: припасы (pripásy) p
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Etymology 2
supple + -ly

Adverb
en-adv

  1. In a supple manner, with suppleness.

Category:English heteronyms

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