English dictionary



Hint: Click 'Bookmark' to add this page to your favorites.

English noun: supply

1. supply (quantity) an amount of something available for use


Broader (hypernym)indefinite quantity


Narrower (hyponym)reservoir

2. supply (process) offering goods and services for sale


Broader (hypernym)economic process


Antonymsdemand

3. supply (act) the activity of supplying or providing something


Synonymsprovision, supplying


Broader (hypernym)activity


Narrower (hyponym)alimentation, care delivery, feeding, fueling, health care delivery, healthcare delivery, irrigation, issuance, issue, issuing, logistics, purveyance, refueling, stocking, subvention


English verb: supply

1. supply (possession) give something useful or necessary to


SamplesWe provided the room with an electrical heater.


Synonymsfurnish, provide, render


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody with something.
Somebody ----s something with something


Broader (hypernym)give


Narrower (hyponym)afford, air-condition, air-cool, alphabetize, arm, articulate, bed, berth, bewhisker, border, bottom, brattice, bush, buy in, calk, canal, canalise, canalize, capitalise, capitalize, caption, causeway, charge, cleat, cloy, coal, computerise, computerize, constitutionalize, copper-bottom, corbel, cornice, costume, crenel, crenelate, crenellate, curtain, dado, date, edge, equip, extend, feed, fire, fit, fit out, flood, fret, fuel, fuel, fund, furnish, gate, give, glass, glaze, glut, grate, hat, headline, headquarter, heat, hobnail, hydrate, index, innervate, interleave, joint, kern, key, leverage, machicolate, match, offer, offer, outfit, oversupply, partner, patch, pour, provision, pump, purvey, rafter, rail, railroad, ramp, reflectorise, reflectorize, retrofit, rim, sanitate, scant, seat, seat, shelter, signalise, signalize, skimp, slat, step, stint, stock, stock, stock, stock, stock up, subtitle, surfeit, tap, terrace, terrasse, theme, ticket, toggle, tool, top, top out, transistorise, transistorize, tube, uniform, upholster, victual, water, wharf, whisker, wive, yield

2. supply (social) circulate or distribute or equip with


SamplesIssue a new uniform to the children.
Supply blankets for the beds.


Synonymsissue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)distribute


Narrower (hyponym)free, free, reissue, release, release, unblock, unfreeze


Antonymsrecall

3. supply (consumption) give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance


SamplesThe hostess provided lunch for all the guests.


Synonymscater, ply, provide


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody with something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)give


Narrower (hyponym)accommodate, board, cater, dish, dish out, dish up, drench, feed, feed, feed, fill, fix up, fulfil, fulfill, give, gratify, gutter, help, horse, indulge, meet, nourish, nurture, pander, pander, pimp, power, procure, regale, satisfy, serve, serve, serve up, shower, staff, sustain, treat, underlay

4. supply (communication) state or say further


Samples`It doesn't matter,' he supplied.


Synonymsadd, append


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)say, state, tell


Narrower (hyponym)insert, slip in, sneak in, stick in, toss in









Based on WordNet 3.0 copyright © Princeton University.
Web design: Orcapia v/Per Bang. English edition: .
2017 onlineordbog.dk