provided

[ pruh-vahy-did ]
/ prəˈvaɪ dɪd /

conjunction

on the condition or understanding (that); providing: I'll go provided that the others go, too.

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Origin of provided

1375–1425; late Middle English. See provide, -ed2

SYNONYMS FOR provided

in case, granted. See if.

usage note for provided

The conjunctions 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.

OTHER WORDS FROM provided

non·pro·vid·ed, adjectiveun·pro·vid·ed, adjectivewell-pro·vid·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for well-provided

well-provided

adjective (well provided when postpositive)

having been furnished or supplied with a sufficient amount
(foll by for) having been supplied with sufficient means of support, esp financially
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