Definition of “provide for sb” - English Dictionary

british dictionary

“provide for sb” in Business English

See all translations

provide for sb

phrasal verb with provide uk /prəʊˈvaɪd/ us /prəˈvaɪd/ verb [ T ]

to look after people who depend on you, for example by giving them food, clothes, or money:

More and more people are battling with the rising costs of providing for a family.

(Definition of “provide for sb” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)