Provider vs Breadwinner - What's the difference?

provider | breadwinner |


As nouns the difference between provider and breadwinner

is that provider is one who, or that which, provides a service, commodity, or the means for subsistence while breadwinner is the primary income-earner in a household.

provider

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who, or that which, provides a service, commodity, or the means for subsistence.
  • Derived terms

    * Internet service provider * health care service provider

    breadwinner

    English

    Noun

  • The primary income-earner in a household
  • Derived terms

    * breadwinning