Provides vs Provider - What's the difference?
As a verb provides
As a noun provider is
one who, or that which, provides a service, commodity, or the means for subsistence.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
To make a living; earn money for necessities.
To act to prepare for something.
To establish as a previous condition; to stipulate.
- It is difficult to provide for my family working on minimum wage.
- The contract provides that the work be well done.
To give what is needed or desired, especially basic needs.
- I'll lend you the money, provided that you pay it back by Monday.
- Don't bother bringing equipment, as we will provide it.
To furnish (with), cause to be present.
- We aim to provide the local community with more green spaces.
To make possible or attainable.
- Rome was well provided with corn.
- He provides us with an alternative option.
(obsolete, Latinism) To foresee.
- Bring me berries, or such cooling fruit / As the kind, hospitable woods provide .
To appoint to an ecclesiastical benefice before it is vacant. See provisor .
- (Ben Jonson)
One who, or that which, provides a service, commodity, or the means for subsistence.
* Internet service provider
* health care service provider