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Definition of Supply

Supply
Supply Sup*ply", a. Serving to contain, deliver, or regulate a supply of anything; as, a supply tank or valve. Supply system (Zo["o]l.), the system of tubes and canals in sponges by means of which food and water are absorbed. See Illust. of Spongi[ae].
Supply
Supply Sup*ply", n.; pl. Supplies. 1. The act of supplying; supplial. --A. Tucker. 2. That which supplies a want; sufficiency of things for use or want. Specifically: (a) Auxiliary troops or re["e]nforcements. ``My promised supply of horsemen.' --Shak. (b) The food, and the like, which meets the daily necessities of an army or other large body of men; store; -- used chiefly in the plural; as, the army was discontented for lack of supplies. (c) An amount of money provided, as by Parliament or Congress, to meet the annual national expenditures; generally in the plural; as, to vote supplies. (d) A person who fills a place for a time; one who supplies the place of another; a substitute; esp., a clergyman who supplies a vacant pulpit. Stated supply (Eccl.), a clergyman employed to supply a pulpit for a definite time, but not settled as a pastor. [U.S.] Supply and demand. (Polit. Econ.) ``Demand means the quantity of a given article which would be taken at a given price. Supply means the quantity of that article which could be had at that price.' --F. A. Walker.

Meaning of Supply from wikipedia

- Look up supply or supplies in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Supply or supplies may refer to: The amount of a resource that is available Supply (economics)...
- Water supply is the provision of water by public utilities, commercial organisations, community endeavors or by individuals, usually via a system of pumps...
- Air Supply are a soft rock duo formed in Melbourne, Australia, in 1975, consisting of Englishman Graham Russell (vocals, guitar) and Australian Russell...
- A supply chain, sometimes expressed as a "supply-chain", is a complex logistics system that consists of facilities that convert raw materials into finished...
- In macroeconomics, the money supply (or money stock) refers to the total volume of money held by the public at a particular point in time. There are several...
- A power supply is an electrical device that supplies electric power to an electrical load. The main purpose of a power supply is to convert electric current...
- In commerce, supply chain management (SCM) deals with a system of procurement (purchasing raw materials/components), operations management, logistics and...
- Supply-side economics is a macroeconomic theory postulating that economic growth can be most effectively fostered by lowering taxes, decreasing regulation...
- In microeconomics, supply and demand is an economic model of price determination in a market. It postulates that, holding all else equal, in a competitive...
- In mainstream economic theories, the labour supply is the total hours (adjusted for intensity of effort) that workers wish to work at a given real wage...