Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “provide against sth”

provide against sth

formal
verb uk phrasal verb with provide   /prəˈvaɪd/ us  
to make plans in order to prevent or deal with a bad situation: Beach operators do not have a legal obligation to provide against injury or drowning.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of provide against sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of provide against sth?
Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Planning, expecting and arranging, but you might be interested in these topics from the Thinking about the future topic area:

Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “provide against sth” in other dictionaries

Translations of “provide against sth”

Word of the Day

microbrewery

a small company that makes beer, usually using traditional methods, and often has a restaurant where its beer is served

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More