Supplier vs Suppler - What's the difference?

supplier | suppler |

As a noun supplier

is one who supplies; a provider.

As an adjective suppler is




(en noun)
  • One who supplies; a provider.
  • * {{quote-magazine, title=An internet of airborne things, date=2012-12-01, volume=405, issue=8813, page=3 (Technology Quarterly), magazine= citation
  • , passage=A farmer could place an order for a new tractor part by text message and pay for it by mobile money-transfer. A supplier many miles away would then take the part to the local matternet station for airborne dispatch via drone.}}
  • (soccer) Someone who assists (sets up) a goal.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2011 , date=January 16 , author=Saj Chowdhury , title=Sunderland 1 - 1 Newcastle , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=Regular supplier Barton played in another teasing corner, which was headed on towards goal by the impressive Ameobi and flicked in by expert poacher Nolan.}}

    See also

    * provider * vendor


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  • (supple)
  • Anagrams

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  • pliant, flexible, easy to bend
  • lithe and agile when moving and bending
  • supple''' joints; '''supple fingers
  • compliant; yielding to the will of others
  • a supple horse
  • * John Locke
  • If punishment makes not the will supple , it hardens the offender.


  • To make or become supple.
  • * Dryden
  • The stones suppled into softness as they fell.
  • * Spenser
  • The flesh therewith she suppled and did steep.
  • To make compliant, submissive, or obedient.
  • * John Locke
  • a mother persisting till she had bent her daughter's mind and suppled her will
  • * Barrow
  • They should supple our stiff willfulness.