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Definitions of provision

  1. the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. supply with provisions Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the activity of supplying or providing something Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a stipulated condition; "he accepted subject to one provision" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms) Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. The act of providing, or making previous preparation. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. That which is provided or prepared; that which is brought together or arranged in advance; measures taken beforehand; preparation. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. Especially, a stock of food; any kind of eatables collected or stored; -- often in the plural. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. That which is stipulated in advance; a condition; a previous agreement; a proviso; as, the provisions of a contract; the statute has many provisions. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. A canonical term for regular induction into a benefice, comprehending nomination, collation, and installation. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. A nomination by the pope to a benefice before it became vacant, depriving the patron of his right of presentation. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. To supply with food; to victual; as, to provision a garrison. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. The act of preparing beforehand; the things supplied, especially a stock of food; a condition, requirement, etc.; as, a provision of a will. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. To supply with food, etc.; as, to provision an army. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  15. To furnish with food. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Act of providing: that which is provided or prepared: measures taken beforehand: preparation: previous agreement: a store of food: provender. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. To supply with provisions or food. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  18. Act of providing; anything provided; preparation; food. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  19. To supply with provisions. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  20. Measures taken in advance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. A supply of food. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  22. A stipulation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  23. The act of providing or making previous preparation; things provided; preparation; measures beforehand; stores or stock provided; food; fare; provender; previous stipulation or agreement. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  24. To supply with food. See Provide. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  25. Care or measures taken beforehand; terms settled; care taken; food; the thing or things provided or collected. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  26. To supply with articles of food; to victual. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. form of asseveration which approaches very nearly to an oath. Wolff. Inst. Nat. thelawdictionary.org
  28. pr[=o]-vizh'un, n. act of providing: that which is provided or prepared: measures taken beforehand: a clause in a law or a deed: a rule for guidance: an appointment by the pope to a benefice not yet vacant: preparation: previous agreement: a store of food: provender.--v.t. to supply with provisions or food.--adjs. PROVI'SIONAL, PROVI'SIONARY, provided for the occasion: temporary: containing a provision.--n. PROVI'SIONAL-JUDG'MENT, a judgment given as far as the available evidence admits, but subject to correction under more light.--adv. PROVI'SIONALLY.--ns. PROVI'SIONAL-OR'DER, an order to do something granted by a secretary of state, which, when confirmed by the legislature, has the force of an act of parliament; PROVI'SIONAL-REM'EDY, a means of detaining in safety a person or property until a decision upon some point in which they are concerned be come to; PROVI'SION-MER'CHANT, a general dealer in articles of food. [Fr.,--L.,--provisus, pa.p. of provid[=e]re.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  29. Providing (for, against), esp. make p.; (pl.) supply of food, eatables& drinkables, whence provisionless a.; legal or formal statement providing for something, clause of this; (Hist.) appointment to benefice not yet vacant; (Hist.) Pp. of Oxford, ordinanees for checking king\'s misrule drawn up by barons under Simon de Montfort in 1258; (v.t.) supply with pp., whence provisionment n. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  30. [L.] A suspension, by the popes, of the right of patronage of benefices in England, that they might provide for their own foreign nominees. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  31. n. [Latin] Act of providing or making previous preparation ;-that which is provided or prepared ; measures taken beforehand for attack or defence ; - supply provided ; stores ; stock ;--especially, victuals ; food ; provender for man and beast ; - a condition ; a previous agreement ; a proviso ; a temporary arrangement ;-pl. The articles contained in a legal contract, or the bequests in a will, &c. Cabinet Dictionary
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