suppliance

1
[suh-plahy-uh ns]
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noun

the act, method, or process of supplying.

Nearby words

  1. supplementation,
  2. suppletion,
  3. suppletive,
  4. suppletory,
  5. supplex,
  6. suppliancy,
  7. suppliant,
  8. suppliantly,
  9. suppliants, the,
  10. supplicant

Origin of suppliance

1
First recorded in 1590–1600; supply1 + -ance

suppliance

2
[suhp-lee-uh ns]

noun

appeal; entreaty; plea; supplication: He knelt in an attitude of suppliance.

Origin of suppliance

2
First recorded in 1605–15; suppli(ant) + -ance

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