Usage examples for supplying

  1. The people were driven out of their houses in the middle of the night and took refuge in the churches, and boats plied in the streets supplying the inhabitants with food, which they hauled up in baskets let down from the windows. – Personal Recollections, from Early Life to Old Age, of Mary Somerville by Mary Somerville
  2. She was happiest when employed furnishing every bed- covering, every chair and stool, and supplying the hangings for her favourite home. – Chats on Old Lace and Needlework by Emily Leigh Lowes
  3. I should think the water power very good for this country, and capable of supplying power for much more machinery than now in use. – Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51 by E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
  4. They alter our language, and think that they have improved upon it; as in the same way they would raise the standard of morals higher than with us, and consequently fall much below us, appearances supplying the place of the reality. – Diary in America, Series One by Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)
  5. Tommy Merton and the other young gentleman were now distinguishing themselves by their attendance upon the ladies, whom they were supplying with everything they chose to have, but no one thought it worth his while to wait upon Miss Simmons. – The History of Sandford and Merton by Thomas Day