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They are, however, capable of supplying at least 300,000 inhabitants with abundance of water.

He chose to be rich by making his wants few, and supplying them himself.

What a commission from the restaurateur for supplying the refreshments!

He said it firmly, almost as if he were supplying her with information which she needed and had lacked.

"I suppose he is supplying this young minister's pulpit," returned the warden.

Then came the cooperative societies, supplying the army with food.

A system for clothing and supplying the army was agreed upon.

That which they lacked the 'Barbaric' race alone was capable of supplying.

We are keeping people from you, by supplying their wants in our own Church.

By supplying the ellipses we can often discover the errors in a sentence, if there are any.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., "to help, support, maintain," also "fill up, make up for," from Old French supplier "fill up, make full," from Latin supplere "fill up, complete," from sub "up from below" + plere "to fill" (see pleio-). The meaning "furnish, provide" first recorded 1520s. Related: Supplied; supplying.

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