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At the constitutional level where we work, 90 percent of any decision is emotional. The rational part of us supplies the reasons for supporting our predilections.
William O. Douglas

Meaning of "supplies" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SUPPLIES

supplies  [səˈplaɪz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SUPPLIES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Supplies is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SUPPLIES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of supplies in the English dictionary

The definition of supplies in the dictionary is food, equipment, and other essential things that people need, especially when these are provided in large quantities.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SUPPLIES


allies
ˈælaɪz
analyse
ˈænəˌlaɪz
analyze
ˈænəlaɪz
butterflies
ˈbʌtəˌflaɪz
complies
kəmˈplaɪz
finalize
ˈfaɪnəˌlaɪz
flies
ˈflaɪz
implies
ɪmˈplaɪz
initialize
ɪˈnɪʃəˌlaɪz
manyplies
ˈmɛnɪˌplaɪz
personalize
ˈpɜːsənəˌlaɪz
realise
ˈrɪəˌlaɪz
realize
ˈrɪəˌlaɪz
reapplies
ˌriːəˈplaɪz
relies
rɪˈlaɪz
socialize
ˈsəʊʃəˌlaɪz
specialize
ˈspɛʃəˌlaɪz
stabilize
ˈsteɪbɪˌlaɪz
utilize
ˈjuːtɪˌlaɪz
visualize
ˈvɪʒʊəˌlaɪz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SUPPLIES

suppliable
supplial
suppliance
suppliant
suppliantly
supplicant
supplicat
supplicate
supplicatingly
supplication
supplicatory
supplicavit
supplied
supplier
supply
supply and demand
supply chain
supply line
supply management
supply ship

WORDS THAT END LIKE SUPPLIES

anomalies
applies
as the crow flies
assemblies
bullies
families
food supplies
grizzlies
lilies
misapplies
multiplies
oversupplies
panoplies
plies
rallies
relief supplies
replies
resupplies
the Two Sicilies
two-plies

Synonyms and antonyms of supplies in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «SUPPLIES»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «supplies» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of supplies

Translation of «supplies» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SUPPLIES

Find out the translation of supplies to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of supplies from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «supplies» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

物资
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

provisiones
570 millions of speakers

English

supplies
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

आपूर्ति
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تَورِيدَات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

запасы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

suprimento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সরবরাহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

fournitures
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bekalan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Versorgungsmaterial
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

食糧
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공급품
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pasokan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nhu yếu phẩm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விநியோகம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पुरवठा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gereçler
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

provviste
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zapasy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

запас
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

provizii
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εφόδια
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

voorrade
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

proviant
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

forsyninger
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of supplies

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPPLIES»

The term «supplies» is very widely used and occupies the 1.978 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SUPPLIES» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «supplies» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «supplies» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about supplies

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10 QUOTES WITH «SUPPLIES»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word supplies.
1
Ralph Abernathy
Bring on your tear gas, bring on your grenades, your new supplies of Mace, your state troopers and even your national guards. But let the record show we ain't going to be turned around.
2
Gordon W. Allport
The outlines of the needed psychology of becoming can be discovered by looking within ourselves; for it is knowledge of our own uniqueness that supplies the first, and probably the best, hints for acquiring orderly knowledge of others.
3
J. G. Ballard
The American Dream has run out of gas. The car has stopped. It no longer supplies the world with its images, its dreams, its fantasies. No more. It's over. It supplies the world with its nightmares now: the Kennedy assassination, Watergate, Vietnam.
4
John Bolton
There's no doubt that Iran funds and supplies Hamas with weapons.
5
Richard Burr
It is critical that we have a comprehensive energy plan to provide affordable and reliable supplies of energy so that our economy will not be dependent on foreign sources of energy.
6
Jamais Cascio
Everything we think about regarding sustainability - from energy to agriculture to manufacturing to population - has a water footprint. Almost all of the water on Earth is salt water, and the remaining freshwater supplies are split between agricultural use and human use - as well as maintaining the existing natural environment.
7
John Conyers
The American taxpayers should not have to send one more penny on the Administration's Iraq misadventure. Let's give our troops the supplies they need to get out of Iraq safely. Let's bring our troops home.
8
George Crook
If you will investigate all the Indian troubles, you will find that there is something wrong of this nature at the bottom of all of them, something relating to the supplies, or else a tardy and broken faith on the part of the general government.
9
William O. Douglas
At the constitutional level where we work, 90 percent of any decision is emotional. The rational part of us supplies the reasons for supporting our predilections.
10
Bill Goldberg
At this time, the only thing that would get me back in the ring is something that would positively impact those in need. If selling out another major event would allow me to bring a ship full of supplies to hand out to those in need, I'd say that would be very significant.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SUPPLIES»

Discover the use of supplies in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to supplies and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Build a Better Life by Stealing Office Supplies
Anyone who ever toiled in the office "environment" will identify with the ironclad axioms put forth by Dogbert in this collection of office wisdom.
‎1991
2
Switching Power Supplies A - Z
This book is the most comprehensive study available of the theoretical and practical aspects of controlling and measuring Electromagnetic Interference in switching power supplies, including input filter instability considerations.
Sanjaya Maniktala, 2012
3
Uninterruptible Power Supplies
This book is a comprehensive guide to the various types of uninterruptible power supply (UPS) available, and how a UPS can be specified and applied for safe and reliable functioning in the working environment.
John Platts, John St. Aubyn, 1992
4
Art's Supplies
In this delightful tale of the power of the imagination, Art's supplies come to life in the studio, creating mayhem and magic -- and art!
Chris Tougas, 2008
5
Power Supplies, Switching Regulators, Inverters, and Converters
An all-in-one guide to design, applications, and operation--with hundreds of helpful schematics and diagrams.
Irving M. Gottlieb, 1994
6
Demystifying Switching Power Supplies
This book is a crash course in the fundamental theory, concepts, and terminology of switching power supplies.
Raymond A. Mack, 2011
7
Power Sources and Supplies: World Class Designs: World Class ...
This is a book that belongs on the workbench of every power supply designer! *Marty Brown, author and power supply design consultant, has personally selected all content for its relevance and usefulness *Covers best design practices for ...
Marty Brown, 2011
8
Uninterruptible Power Supplies and Active Filters
As this field of power management technology continues to grow, industry and academia will come to rely upon the comprehensive treatment found within this book.
Ali Emadi, Abdolhosein Nasiri, Stoyan B. Bekiarov, 2004
9
Organizing Your Scrapbook Supplies
Just Ask the Masters! In Organizing Your Scrapbook Supplies, the Memory Makers Masters have joined forces to help you make the most of your space–and your stash.
Memory Makers Masters, 2008
10
Switch-Mode Power Supplies Spice Simulations and Practical ...
This book uniquely bridges analysis and market reality to teach the development and marketing of state-of-the art switching converters.
Christophe Basso, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SUPPLIES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term supplies is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Sales Tax Holiday for Qualified School Supplies, Clothing …
(ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Virginia) – The Virginia General Assembly has again approved a state sales tax holiday for purchases of school supplies, clothing and ... «Charlottesville Tomorrow, Jul 15»
2
First FAA-approved drone delivery brings medical supplies to rural …
WISE, Va. — The first Federal Aviation Administration-approved drone delivery of medical supplies brought asthma, high blood pressure and diabetes ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
3
New Scanner Set to Increase Reconstruction Supplies to Gaza
The Dutch foreign minister inaugurated a security scanner Wednesday that he says will increase the truckloads of supplies that enter Gaza from Israel and ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
4
Parents May Keep Purse Strings Tight on School Supplies
“Parents this summer will inventory their children's school supplies and decide what is needed and what can be reused, which just makes good budgeting sense ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
5
Russia halts gas supplies to Ukraine
Russian gas firm Gazprom has confirmed it has halted gas supplies to Ukraine after a breakdown on pricing talks. It comes a day after Ukraine's state energy firm ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
6
Foundation sending supplies to preserve Hemingway collection
HAVANA (AP) — A U.S. foundation will ship nearly $900,000 in supplies to build a state-of-the-art facility to preserve Ernest Hemingway's books, letters and ... «The Herald, Jun 15»
7
Indonesia to rejoin OPEC in move to secure oil supplies
Indonesia hopes membership will strengthen its ability to secure oil supplies and attract investment to its domestic energy industry. It is Southeast Asia's largest ... «FuelFix, Jun 15»
8
Texas Senate OK's sales tax holiday for guns, hunting supplies
AUSTIN - What's as important as offering parents a tax-free holiday for back-to-school supplies? Guns and ammo, according to the state Senate. On Thursday ... «Chron.com, Apr 15»
9
Nepal earthquake: Countries send supplies and rescue teams
The warning comes as countries from around the world are sending rescue teams and vital supplies. Hundreds of thousands of people have spent the night ... «BBC News, Apr 15»
10
Ukraine's Naftogaz Withheld Payment After Russia Cut Gas Supplies
Russia has threatened to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine for nonpayment but Andriy Kobolyev said in a telephone interview from Kiev that Gazprom had been ... «Wall Street Journal, Feb 15»

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