SYNONYMS | EXAMPLES | WORD ORIGIN conjunction on the condition or understanding (that); providing: I'll go provided that the others go, too. Origin of provided 1375–1425;
late Middle English. See
-ed 2 Related forms non·pro·vid·ed, adjective un·pro·vid·ed, adjective well-pro·vid·ed, adjective Synonyms for provided
in case, granted. See
provided and providing are interchangeable. Both mean “on the condition or understanding that,” with that sometimes expressed: Provided (or Providing ) no further objections are raised, we will consider the matter settled.
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Examples from the Web for unprovided Historical Examples of unprovided
Luckily it is
unprovided with a bell summoning us to the sacrifice.
The garment is tubular and
unprovided with hinges at the points of flexion.
She must needs be
unprovided of money: but has too much pride to accept of any from me.
"But all that come in are not
unprovided," was his lordship's retort.
But the duke was
unprovided, and could not come out in an instant. British Dictionary definitions for unprovided adjective (postpositive) ( foll by with) not provided or supplied ( often foll by for) not prepared or ready unprovided for without income or means Derived Forms unprovidedly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unprovided
"with condition that," early 15c., conjunction use of past participle of
provide. As an adjective, "prepared, ready," 1570s; "furnished" 1878.
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