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Supplied Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    supply n
  1. an amount of something available for use
  2. offering goods and services for sale [ant: demand]
  3. the activity of supplying or providing something [syn: provision, supplying] v
  4. provide or furnish with; "We provided the room with an electrical heater" [syn: provide, render, furnish]
  5. circulate or distribute or equip with; "issue a new uniform to the children"; "supply blankets for the beds" [syn: issue] [ant: recall]
  6. provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests" [syn: provide, ply, cater]
  7. state or say further; "`It doesn't matter,' he supplied" [syn: add, append] [also: supplied]
Supplied Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    supplied See supply
Supplied Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Supply \Sup*ply"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Supplied; p. pr. & vb. n. Supplying.] [For older supploy, F. suppl['e]er, OF. also supployer, (assumed) LL. suppletare, from L. supplere, suppletum; sub under + plere to fill, akin to plenus full. See Plenty.]
  1. 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.
  2. To serve instead of; to take the place of. Burning ships the banished sun supply. --Waller. The sun was set, and Vesper, to supply His absent beams, had lighted up the sky. --Dryden.
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  • Surface-supplied diving: Surface supplied diving (also known as Hooka diving) refers to divers using equipment supplied with breathing gas using an umbilical cord ...

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* Seek ye first the good things of the mind, and the rest will either be supplied or its loss will not be felt. - Francis Bacon

* Good sense is of all things in the world the most equally distributed, for everybody thinks he is so well supplied with it, that even those most difficult to please in all other matters never desire more of it than they already possess. - Rene Descartes

* Art is merely the refuge which the ingenious have invented, when they were supplied with food and women, to escape the tediousness of life. - W. Somerset Maugham

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