supplier

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supply + -er.

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supplier (plural suppliers)

  1. One who supplies; a provider.
    • 2012 December 1, “An internet of airborne things”, The Economist, volume 405, number 8813, page 3 (Technology Quarterly): 
      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.
  2. (soccer) Someone who assists (sets up) a goal.
    • 2011 January 16, Saj Chowdhury, “Sunderland 1 - 1 Newcastle”, BBC:
      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.

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Etymology[edit]

Latin supplicō.

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supplier

  1. (transitive) to implore, to beseech, to beg

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