suppliance

1
[ suh-plahy-uhns ]
/ səˈplaɪ əns /

noun

the act, method, or process of supplying.

QUIZZES

CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?

American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?

Origin of suppliance

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

Definition for suppliance (2 of 2)

suppliance2
[ suhp-lee-uhns ]
/ ˈsʌp li əns /

noun

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

Origin of suppliance

2
First recorded in 1605–15; suppli(ant) + -ance
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for suppliance