English word provide comes from Latin video.
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|video || Latin (lat) ||(passive) I am regarded, seem, appear. (passive, used impersonally) It seems proper or right. I look (at), consider, reflect (upon). I look out for, see to, care for, provide, make sure. I observe, note. I see, perceive; look (at). I understand, perceive, comprehend. |
|provideo || Latin (lat) ||I am cautious; I act with foresight. I foresee. I look after, care for. I provide, see to. |
|provide || English (eng) ||(obsolete, Latinism) To foresee.. To act to prepare for something.. To appoint to an ecclesiastical benefice before it is vacant. See provisor.. To establish as a previous condition; to stipulate.. To furnish (with), cause to be present.. To give what is needed or desired, especially basic needs.. To make a living; earn money for necessities.. To make possible or attainable. |
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