SUPPLY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SUPPLY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
supply
 v.  make something available to someone; provide
 n.  a stock of a resource
Classic Sentence: (177 in 12 pages)
1  The supply of adult women was running short, and polygamy without a female population on which to draw was a barren doctrine indeed.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER III. JOHN FERRIER TALKS WITH THE PROPHET
2  Mr. Jones's gun had been found lying in the mud, and it was known that there was a supply of cartridges in the farmhouse.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IV
3  After surveying the ground, Snowball declared that this was just the place for a windmill, which could be made to operate a dynamo and supply the farm with electrical power.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter V
4  I sent out for a fresh supply, and mixed the draught; the ebullition followed, and the first change of colour, not the second; I drank it and it was without efficiency.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
Get Context   In CHAPTER HENRY JEKYLL'S FULL STATEMENT OF THE CASE
5  He is vain, Isaac, and he is covetous; at least he needs money to supply his profusion.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIII
6  There must be some sort of external stimulus of the burning of such fuel, not merely air supply.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
7  This was a letter to be run through eagerly, to be read deliberately, to supply matter for much reflection, and to leave everything in greater suspense than ever.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
8  But it was possible to part with her, because Susan remained to supply her place.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
9  He could trace its shadow in the gloom, supply the smallest item of the outline, and note how stiff and solemn it seemed to stalk along.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLVIII
10  Anne had the whole history of all that such an evening could supply from Lady Russell.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 17
11  Mental luminousness must be fed with the oil of life, even though there is already a physical need for it; and the pitiful sight of two demands on one supply was just showing itself here.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
12  For a man of his habits the house and the hundred and twenty pounds a year which he had inherited from his mother were enough to supply all worldly needs.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
13  As I entered, a sallow Malay attendant had hurried up with a pipe for me and a supply of the drug, beckoning me to an empty berth.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
14  One day my editor wished to have a series of articles upon begging in the metropolis, and I volunteered to supply them.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
15  I have written to Lestrade asking him to supply us with the details which are now wanting, and which he will only get after he has secured his man.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In II. The Adventure of the Cardboard Box
Example Sentence: (107 in 8 pages)
16  They insisted that a guaranteed supply of Chinese food was written into their contracts.
17  Civil servants and ministers were accused of conniving with the company in the supply of arms to Sierra Leone.
18  The evening was a lavish affair with glorious food and an endless supply of champagne.
19  The village is so far from the river that their water has to be pumped in from the nearest water supply.
20  The demand for fish this month exceeds the supply.
21  The reason why we have to grow trees is that they can supply fresh air for us.
22  It's our hope that we will play an increasingly greater role in the marketplace and, therefore, supply more jobs.
23  That does not automatically mean, however, that the money supply has been curbed, and there is considerable evidence to the contrary.
24  If you have great talents, industry will improve them;if you have but moderate abilities, industry will supply their deficiency.
25  She had the gall to suggest that I might supply her with information about what Steve was doing.
26  We don't have an endless supply of money, you know.
27  I've only got a week's supply of tablets left.
28  Our affections are our life-- We live by them; they supply our warmth.
29  We can supply the goods from our main store.
30  They are hoping to clinch a major deal to supply computers to the army.