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Definition of "supply" []

  • To make available for use; provide. (verb-transitive)
  • To furnish or equip with: supplied sheets for every bed. (verb-transitive)
  • To fill sufficiently; satisfy: supply a need. (verb-transitive)
  • To make up for (a deficiency, for example); compensate for. (verb-transitive)
  • To serve temporarily as a substitute in (a church, for example). (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "supply" in a sentence
  • "High Oil price - every price high - cost high - earning low - Report Abuse The term "supply increase" is a poorly chosen term."
  • "The claim that there “can” be a decrease in supply is also weak."
  • "In India, the demand over the next 10 years will increase by about 40 percent, whereas the increase in supply from the maturing oil fields is expected to be about 12 percent, said Sing."