minister (v.) 1
provide, supply, give
2H6 I.i.31 [Queen to King, of her speech] ruder terms, such as my wit affords, / And overjoy of heart doth minister
H8 I.i.86 [Buckingham to Abergavenny and Norfolk, of the event] What did this vanity / But minister communication of / A most poor issue?
Oth II.i.261 [Iago to Roderigo, of ways of angering Cassio] which the time shall more favourably minister
Tem II.i.177 [Gonzalo to Alonso, of Antonio and Sebastian] I ... did it to minister occasion to these gentlemen
TN I.v.82 [Malvolio to Olivia, of Feste] unless you laugh and minister occasion to him, he is gagged

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