To fill up, or keep full; to furnish with what is wanted; to afford, or furnish with, a sufficiency; as, rivers are supplied by smaller streams; an aqueduct supplies an artificial lake; -- often followed by with before the thing furnished; as, to supply a furnace with fuel; to supply soldiers with ammunition.
- To make available for use; provide.
- To furnish or equip with: supplied sheets for every bed.
- To fill sufficiently; satisfy: supply a need.
- To make up for (a deficiency, for example); compensate for.
- To serve temporarily as a substitute in (a church, for example).
- To fill a position as a substitute.
- The act of supplying.
- Something that is or can be supplied.
- An amount available or sufficient for a given use; stock.
- Materials or provisions stored and dispensed when needed. Often used in the plural.
- Economics The amount of a commodity available for meeting a demand or for purchase at a given price.
- A cleric serving as a substitute or temporary pastor.