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Γελᾷ δ' ὁ μωρός, κἄν τι μὴ γέλοιον ᾖ -> The fool laughs even when there's nothing to laugh at

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verb transitive

supply: P. and V. παρέχω, παρέχειν (or mid.), πορίζειν (or mid.), ἐκπορίζειν (or mid.), παρασκευάζειν (or mid.), V. πορσύνειν.

give: P. and V. διδόναι.

prepare: P. and V. παρασκευάζειν; (or mid.), ἑτοιμάζειν (or mid.), εὐτρεπίζειν (or mid.); see prepare.

provide besides: P. προσπορίζειν.

provide against: P. and V. φυλάσσεσθαι; (acc.), εὐλαβεῖσθαι (acc.), V. εὐλάβειαν προτίθεσθαι (gen.).

with a clause instead of a substantive: use P. and V. φυλάσσεσθαι, μή, or ὅπως, μή (with subj.), εὐλαβεῖσθαι, μή, or ὅπως, μή (with subj.).

provide for, cater for: P. and V. τροφὴν παρέχω, τροφὴν παρέχειν (dat.); see look after.

take measures for: P. and V. φροντίζειν; (gen.), προσκοπεῖν (acc.), P. προνοεῖσθαι (gen.), V. μέλεσθαι; (gen.).

providing only for their own interests: P. τὸ ἐφ' ἑαυτῶν μόνον προορωμένοι (Thuc. 1, i7).

to elect board of Elders to provide for the emergency as occasion should require: P. ἀρχήν τινα πρεσβυτέρων ἀνδρῶν ἑλέσθαι οἵτινες περὶ τῶν παρόντων ὡς ἂν καιρὸς ἦ προβουλεύσουσι (Thuc. 8, 1).

provided that: P. and V. ὥστε (infin.), Ar. and P. ἐφ' ᾧτε (infin.); or use if.

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

prōvĭdē: adv., v. providus.

Latin > French (Gaffiot 2016)

prōvĭdē (providus), avec prévoyance : Plin. 10, 97.

Latin > German (Georges)

prōvidē, Adv. (providus), vorsichtig, weise, Plin. 10, 97. Frontin. strat. praef. extr. Eutr. 9, 23 extr. Chalcid. Tim. 139.