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[pruh-vahy-der] /prəˈvaɪ dər/
a person or thing that provides.
a person who supports a family or another person.
Origin of provider
1515-25; provide + -er1
Related forms
nonprovider, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Both treatment arms were given in a context of a warm patient-provider relationship.
  • It provides a useful and timely recipient of goods and services, thus facilitating their movement from the provider.
  • Evidence is some observation, some piece of data, that can be used to provider support for an idea.
  • And the last thing patients need is a provider that is involved at an emotional level.
  • The provider of wealth or the loser is therefore the provider of energy.
  • Review of the written information provided by your pharmacist or other health care provider should be a careful one.
  • Licensed, insured and bonded all-in-one solar panels service provider.
  • And at that time, a corporate wellness program served by a medical service provider elite health was initiated by the company.
  • Please have your next of kin contact your behavioral health provider for an immediate psychiatric evaluation.
  • Your health care provider will perform a physical exam and check your blood pressure.
Word Origin and History for provider

1520s, agent noun from provide.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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provider in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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