Definition of 'supply'
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And that comes only from a constant supply of positive encouragement. Christianity Today (2000)This was hardly the stuff of money supply or macroeconomic forecasts. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The crisis in our energy supply has been flagged up for years. The Sun (2013)We are also not being denied the entertainment supplied by the buying feats of the international wealthy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The aircraft will be used to transport heavy equipment and supplies quickly to troops. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sound demographics and supply constraints still provide underpinning. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The vexed question of supplying arms has also featured ominously. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Increasing demand is combining with very low supply to drive robust underlying house price growth. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He admits that there are justifiable concerns over the supply of imported biomass. Times, Sunday Times (2012)This was due to a short supply of available homes. The Sun (2016)They are flexible and offer good security of supply. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This could result in the disturbance of the nerves or blood supply that runs through the vertebrae. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)Police also cut the gas and electricity supply to the apartment. The Sun (2012)Thus the blood supply to the legs grows sluggish. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But it was downhill from then onwards and a poor supply line only made matters worse. The Sun (2012)We now supply real ale to our family pubs and local outlets. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The truly superior performer is always in short supply. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsThe work includes fitting emergency oxygen supplies in case crew members are found to be pregnant. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Steps were also taken to ensure there will be enough supplies around the country. The Sun (2008)They were short of essential supplies and were continually subject to aerial bombardment. Broken Lives (1993)But food supplies are running low. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Often the opportunity to move expired 90 days before the end of a supply agreement. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'supply'
British English: supply /səˈplaɪ/ NOUN
A supply of something is an amount of it which is available for use. If something is in short supply, there is very little of it available.
The brain requires a constant supply of oxygen.
- American English: supply
- Arabic: إِمْدَاد
- Brazilian Portuguese: fornecimento
- Chinese: 供应
- Croatian: opskrba
- Czech: zásobování
- Danish: forsyning
- Dutch: voorraad
- European Spanish: suministro
- Finnish: tavaran toimitus
- French: réserve
- German: Lieferung
- Greek: παροχή
- Italian: fornitura
- Japanese: 供給
- Korean: 공급
- Norwegian: forsyning
- Polish: zaopatrzenie
- European Portuguese: fornecimento
- Romanian: rezervă
- Russian: снабжение
- Spanish: suministro
- Swedish: leverans
- Thai: สิ่งที่จัดหาให้
- Turkish: tedarik
- Ukrainian: постачання
- Vietnamese: sự cung cấp
British English: supply /səˈplaɪ/ VERB
If you supply someone with something, you provide them with it.
This pipeline will supply the city with gas.
- American English: supply
- Arabic: يُزَوِّدُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: fornecer
- Chinese: 供应
- Croatian: opskrbiti
- Czech: dodat zásobovat
- Danish: forsyne
- Dutch: leveren
- European Spanish: suministrar abastecer
- Finnish: toimittaa hankintoja ym.
- French: fournir provisions
- German: liefern
- Greek: προμηθεύω
- Italian: fornire
- Japanese: 供給する
- Korean: 공급하다
- Norwegian: forsyne
- Polish: dostarczyć
- European Portuguese: fornecer
- Romanian: a furniza
- Russian: снабжать
- Spanish: suministrar
- Swedish: tillhandahålla
- Thai: จัดหา
- Turkish: tedarik etmek
- Ukrainian: постачати
- Vietnamese: cung cấp
Definition of supply from the Collins English Dictionary
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