In a computer science report, is it correct to say the following sentence:
A certain package provides multiple features.
In other words, does the verb to provide collocate with the word feature?
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Did you look up the meanings of to provide? The origin is Latin pro- before, forward and videre to see. So the basic meaning is to see something in advance.
If Caesar saw in advance that the cereal for his legion would not suffice, the consequence was that he took care to get cereal and to have cereal delivered.
So to provide has an astonishing semantic development from to see to the verb to deliver or to make something available for someone. To provide + features is possible.