Supply

  • 1 Supply — Sup*ply , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Supplied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Supplying}.] [For older supploy, F. suppl[ e]er, OF. also supployer, (assumed) LL. suppletare, from L. supplere, suppletum; sub under + plere to fill, akin to plenus full. See {Plenty}.]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Supply — may refer to:*Supply and demand theory *Government budget, in the Westminster System *Materiel, the goods and equipment that a military unit needs to fulfill its missionee also*Logistics *Military Supply Chain Management *Provider *Public finance …

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  • 3 Supply — Sup*ply , n.; pl. {Supplies}. 1. The act of supplying; supplial. A. Tucker. [1913 Webster] 2. That which supplies a want; sufficiency of things for use or want. Specifically: [1913 Webster] (a) Auxiliary troops or re[ e]nforcements. My promised… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 supply — supply1 [sə plī′] vt. supplied, supplying [ME supplyen < MFr supplier < L supplere, to fill up < sub ,SUB + plere, to fill: see FULL1] 1. to give, furnish, or provide (what is needed or wanted) [to supply tools to workers] 2. to meet t …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Supply — Sup*ply , a. Serving to contain, deliver, or regulate a supply of anything; as, a supply tank or valve. [1913 Webster] {Supply system} (Zo[ o]l.), the system of tubes and canals in sponges by means of which food and water are absorbed. See Illust …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 supply — ► VERB (supplies, supplied) 1) make (something needed) available to someone. 2) provide with something needed. 3) be adequate to satisfy (a requirement or demand). ► NOUN (pl. supplies) 1) a stock or amount of someth …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 supply# — supply vb *provide, furnish Analogous words: *replace, supplant, supersede: compensate, satisfy, recompense (see PAY): fulfill, *satisfy, answer: sustain, *support, prop, bolster, buttress supply n * …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 8 supply — I verb accommodate with, accouter, administer, afford, bestow, cater, contribute, deal out, deliver, distribute, endow, endue, equip, feed, fill up, fit out, furnish, give, grant, invest, lavish, maintain, minister, ministrare, oblige, outfit,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 supply — [n] reserve of goods accumulation, amount, backlog, cache, fund, hoard, inventory, number, quantity, reservoir, source, stock, stockpile, store, surplus; concept 712 Ant. debt, lack supply [v] furnish, provide, give a resource afford, cater,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 Supply —   [sə plaɪ, englisch] der, s, Vorrat, Bestand, in der Wirtschaftstheorie das Angebot; Gegensatz: Demand …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 11 supply — The mode, method, or route by which a given post office or locality receives its mail …

    Glossary of postal terms

  • 12 supply — for GST purposes, supply is defined as: The quantity of a good available to meet demand. Supply consists of inventories from previous production, current production, and expected future production. Because resources are scarce, supply creates… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 13 supply — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 sth that is supplied ADJECTIVE ▪ total ▪ It is impossible to measure the total supply of money in circulation. ▪ available ▪ endless, inexhaustible …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 supply — sup|ply1 W2S3 [səˈplaı] n plural supplies ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(amount available)¦ 2¦(necessary things)¦ 3 gas/electricity/water etc supply 4¦(act of supplying)¦ 5 supply ship/convoy/route etc ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(AMOUNT AVAILABLE)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 supply */*/*/ — I UK [səˈplaɪ] / US noun Word forms supply : singular supply plural supplies 1) [countable] an amount or quantity of something that is available to use A limited oil supply has made gas prices rise. supply of: The falling leaves provide a good… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 supply — sup|ply1 [ sə plaı ] noun *** 1. ) count an amount or quantity of something that is available to use: A limited oil supply has made gas prices rise. supply of: The falling leaves provide a good supply of nutrients to the soil. a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 supply — 1 noun 1 AMOUNT AVAILABLE (C) an amount of something that is available to be used (+ of): a regular supply of fresh vegetables | More donors are needed as blood supplies are running low. 2 be in short supply if something is in short supply, there …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 supply — I n. 1) to bring up, provide supplies 2) to lay in, receive; replenish; store supplies 3) an abundant, liberal, plentiful; fresh supply 4) military; office; relief supplies 5) the coal; money; water supply 6) in short supply II v. 1) (D; tr.) to… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 19 supply — supply1 supplier, n. /seuh pluy /, v., supplied, supplying, n., pl. supplies. v.t. 1. to furnish or provide (a person, establishment, place, etc.) with what is lacking or requisite: to supply someone clothing; to supply a community with… …

    Universalium

  • 20 supply — [[t]səpla͟ɪ[/t]] ♦♦ supplies, supplying, supplied 1) VERB If you supply someone with something that they want or need, you give them a quantity of it. [V n] ...an agreement not to produce or supply chemical weapons. [V n with n] ...a pipeline… …

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