- provident club,
- provident society,
- provincetown print,
Origin of provider
Examples from the Web for provider
DISH is the first and only provider to offer the Netflix app.
The same test was also recommended by my new primary-care doctor, another “in-network” provider.
The former believed in the role of the state as a provider, while the latter favored an iron fist approach to governance.
But she never felt comfortable in the traditional role of father and provider.
I keep switching from provider to provider, hoping to find one that will meet even my basic needs.25 Things I Want from an Online Music Service (and Almost Never Get)|Ted Gioia|June 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The physician's accomplice, undertaker's benefactor and grave worm's provider.The Devil's Dictionary|Ambrose Bierce
I hate to cheat the provider of that seventh-class hash, but I must beat on somebody.
Wouldnt it be like saying, Be my provider, instead of, Let me provide for you?Signing the Contract and What it Cost|Martha Finley
It is the bread-giver; the feeder; the provider of every little thing.The Other Girls|Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
Approximately three-fourths of these were married women who had assumed some of the husband's role of provider for the family.Area Handbook for Romania|Eugene K. Keefe, Donald W. Bernier, Lyle E. Brenneman, William Giloane, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole
1520s, agent noun from provide.