• Fishing provided food as well as recreation for the colonists. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.)
    Fishing provided food as well as recreation for the colonists. (Conjectural sketch by Sidney E. King.)
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv providently in a provident manner "providently, he had saved up some money for emergencies"
    • ***

Additional illustrations & photos:

Transcriber's Note: Clicking image will provide a larger version Transcriber's Note: Clicking image will provide a larger version

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Olympic was the sister ship of the Titanic, and she provided twenty-five years of service
    • adv Providently In a provident manner.
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Eating eight strawberries will provide you with more Vitamin C than an orange
    • providently In a provident manner; with prudent foresight; with wise precaution in preparing for the future.
    • ***


  • Marcus Valerius Martial
    “You give me nothing during your life, but you promise to provide for me at your death. If you are not a fool, you know what I wish for!”
  • Robert Half
    Robert Half
    “Delegating work works, provided the one delegating works, too.”
  • Margaret Fuller
    “Nature provides exceptions to every rule.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Opportunity is no more than a better way of serving and providing for humanities needs.”
  • Margaret Thatcher
    “I am extraordinarily patient provided I get my own way in the end.”
  • Woodrow T. Wilson
    “All things come to him who waits -- provided he knows what he is waiting for.”


Tempt providence - If you tempt providence, you take a risk that may well have unpleasant consequences. ('Tempt fate' is also used.)


In literature:

It remains for Congress to provide for the payment of the stipulated moiety of the expenses.
"A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents" by Grover Cleveland
For providing young Carrots throughout the winter it is also an excellent plan to broadcast seed thinly.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
Their first care was to secure and provide for their animals.
"The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, from Facts Narrated by Himself" by De Witt C. Peters
For rough climbing our shoes should be provided with iron hob nails.
"Outdoor Sports and Games" by Claude H. Miller
It provided, however, for the strict, even the harsh, enforcement of the law.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
It has eight guns attached to it, well provided and served.
"A Journey through the Kingdom of Oude, Volumes I & II" by William Sleeman
In slabs, shear is seldom provided for in the steel reinforcement.
"Some Mooted Questions in Reinforced Concrete Design" by Edward Godfrey
This book attempts to provide a guide for such teachers and students.
"Public Speaking" by Clarence Stratton
As originally passed it did not provide for municipal ownership.
"The New York Subway" by Anonymous
Early in the fifth century the pope ordered that candles be blessed and provided rituals for this ceremony.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh

In poetry:

Deep secrets of His providence,
In darkness long concealed,
Unto the vision of my soul
Were graciously revealed.
"In Memory Of A Happy Day In February" by Anne Bronte
That rich atoning blood,
Which sprinkled round I see;
Provides for those who come to God,
An all-prevailing plea.
"Ask What I Shall Give Thee (III)" by John Newton
Day by day, O God! provide
From Thy bounty, flowing wide,
Our supplies of daily food,
Our supplies of earthly good.
"The Lord's Prayer" by John Bowring
For, conscious of the danger, he,
Most providently kind,
From unseen ill to set him free,
Such rescue had designed.
"The Elephant" by William Hayley
A careful providence shall stand
And ever guard thy head,
Shall on the labors of thy hand
Its kindly blessings shed.
"Psalm 128" by Isaac Watts
And, seeking not for special signs
Of favor, is content to fall
Within the providence which shines
And rains on all.
"The Hermit of Thebaid" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

ALBANY, NY — A new ruling from the New York State Court of Appeals provides an alternative and potentially lower cost route for counties to provide legal services to those who can't afford their own attorneys.
There is a growing movement in parts of the country to provide a mid-level dental provider to underserved communities, something that isn't gaining favor among dentists.
Digital marketing provider Silverpop has enhanced its Social Sign-In feature, built through a partnership with Janrain, a provider of social identity and user management solutions.
New Silver Tier partnership expands relationship between Zonar and Esri for further co-development and provides integration with geographic information system (GIS) providers to all Zonar and Esri customers.
Providence is calling a Trauma Performance Improvement Coordinator to Trauma Services at the Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage , AK.
The agency says homeowners can help by providing birds with a water source and vegetation that provides fruit and shelter.
A national tour will launch in September 2013 at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, R.I.
The quality of care they provide is top-notch, delivered with compassion and understanding that provides a high level of comfort not only to the patients, but their families as well.
Our Summit Systems provide the foundations for consistency and with the help of a dedicated consultant who will hold you accountable, you can provide the consistency that translates into increased earnings for your salon team.
EL PASO — News Channel 9 is committed to providing up-to-the-minute, accurate coverage of the 2012 Election by providing multiple resources from a local, regional and national standpoint.
Grant Deardorff of the American Cancer Society provided the cupcakes and cards of thanks to Via Christi staff to recognize them for their excellence in providing treatment and cancer-related services to area patients.
Duluth, MN (Northlands NewsCenter)-- A pair of health care providers have teamed up, providing on-site dental work to people in need.
Providers are pushing toward higher-efficiency 4G protocols, such as LTE, in order to provide the data services that will generate revenue growth for years to come.
The protocol will provide irrigation managers, water providers and end-users with helpful information to improve irrigation performance and efficiency.
We provide the sound equipment and the stage, you provide the talent.

In science:

In the course of the proof we provide entropy estimates for special kinds of metrics on subsets of certain product sets (Section 5.2) as well as bounds on empirical processes indexed by such sets (Section 6 and Section 7 where we also provide some partition theorems).
Tail and moment estimates for chaoses generated by symmetric random variables with logarithmically concave tails
We also provided a numerical prescription on how to compute the effective background temperature, but for a better understanding of the relation between T0 and Teff , here we provide an analytical treatment of the same in the perturbative regimes.
Testing the Void against Cosmological data: fitting CMB, BAO, SN and H0
Most of the other languages require extensions or libraries for AOP support. For example, AspectJ is one of the extensions of Java to provide AOP, BPEL uses AO4BPEL to provide support for the Aspect -oriented paradigm.
Comparative Studies of 10 Programming Languages within 10 Diverse Criteria - a Team 10 COMP6411-S10 Term Report
Web Aggregating services convergence into one web page able to provide higher benefits to user as well as service provides.
Analyzing Web 2.0 Integration with Next Generation Networks for Services Rendering
In Theorem 6.1 we provide a result for random block operators H of the form (4.8) which limits the growth of the integrated density of states N at energy λ, provided H (cid:62) λ1 > 0 exhibits a Lifshits tail at energy λ.
Random Block Operators