What is supply?

  • (noun): The activity of supplying or providing something.
    Synonyms: provision, supplying
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on supply:

Supply-side Economics
... Supply-side economics is a school of macroeconomic thought that argues that economic growth can be most effectively created by lowering barriers for people to produce (supply) goods and services ... According to supply-side economics, consumers will then benefit from a greater supply of goods and services at lower prices ... Typical policy recommendations of supply-side economists are lower marginal tax rates and less regulation ...
Marginalism - Application To Price Theory - Supply
... thorough-going marginalism could be said to explain supply curves in terms of marginal cost however, there are marked differences in conceptions of that cost ... of Marshall and neoclassical economists tend to represent the supply curve for any producer as a curve of marginal pecuniary costs objectively determined by physical processes, with an upward slope determined by ... A more thorough-going marginalism represents the supply curve as a complementary demand curve — where the demand is for money and the purchase is made with a good or service ...
HMS Pursuer (D73)
... The convoy consisted of four medium sized supply vessels and five escort craft ... All four supply vessels and one of the escorting craft were hit with bombs and three of the supply ships were left on fire, the largest having run aground ...
Bolivian Gas Conflict - The 2005 Hydrocarbons Law
... Shortages in supply - very similar to those observed in Argentina after the 2001 price-fixing - are deepening in diesel, LPG, and begin to be apparent in natural gas ... The May–June social unrest affected the supply of hydrocarbons products to the internal market, principally LPG and natural gas to the occidental region ... Although the supply was never curtailed, the social unrest in Bolivia created a strong sensation that security of supply could not be guaranteed ...
Supply-side Economics - Fiscal Policy Theory
... Supply-side economics holds that increased taxation steadily reduces economic trade between economic participants within a nation and that it discourages investment ... Crucial to the operation of supply-side theory is the expansion of free trade and free movement of capital ... Supply-side economists have less to say on the effects of deficits, and sometimes cite Robert Barro’s work that states that rational economic ...

More definitions of "supply":

  • (noun): An amount of something available for use.
  • (noun): Offering goods and services for sale.
  • (verb): Circulate or distribute or equip with.
    Example: "Supply blankets for the beds"
    Synonyms: issue
  • (verb): Provide what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance.
    Synonyms: provide, ply, cater
  • (verb): State or say further.
    Synonyms: add, append

Famous quotes containing the word supply:

    The job of the press is to encourage debate, not to supply the public with information.
    Christopher Lasch (b. 1932)

    Friends and contemporaries should supply only the name and date, and leave it to posterity to write the epitaph.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    What would we not give for some great poem to read now, which would be in harmony with the scenery,—for if men read aright, methinks they would never read anything but poems. No history nor philosophy can supply their place.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)