verb (used with object), sup·plied, sup·ply·ing.
verb (used without object), sup·plied, sup·ply·ing.
noun, plural sup·plies.
- all items necessary for the equipment, maintenance, and operation of a military command, including food, clothing, arms, ammunition, fuel, materials, and machinery.
- procurement, distribution, maintenance, and salvage of supplies.
Origin of supply1
Examples from the Web for well-supplied
I peeped into the room, and saw some twelve persons, men and women, seated round a well-supplied table.The Memoires of Casanova, Complete|Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
Nothing attracted my attention, or interested me more, than the handsome, well-supplied book stores.Life in the Clearings versus the Bush|Susanna Moodie
The machete and lasso are no match for their well-supplied men-of-war.The Little Lady of Lagunitas|Richard Henry Savage
We plunged into it well-supplied; we marched and we marched—no Russians.
The more extended and well-supplied house merely gives its lady a more extended supply of topics of the same nature.The home|Charlotte Perkins Gilman
British Dictionary definitions for well-supplied (1 of 3)
adjective (well supplied when postpositive)
British Dictionary definitions for well-supplied (2 of 3)
verb -plies, -plying or -plied
noun plural -plies
- the act of providing or something that is provided
- (as modifier)a supply dump
- willingness and ability to offer goods and services for sale
- the amount of a commodity that producers are willing and able to offer for sale at a specified priceCompare demand (def. 9)
- the management and disposal of food and equipment
- (as modifier)supply routes
- a person who acts as a temporary substitute
- (as modifier)a supply vicar
Word Origin for supply
British Dictionary definitions for well-supplied (3 of 3)
Culture definitions for well-supplied
The amount of any given commodity available for sale at a given time.
Idioms and Phrases with well-supplied
see in short supply.