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Definition 1: the activity of supplying or providing something - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for provision in the sense of this definition

(provision is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of provision ) the activity of supplying a stock of something

"he supervised the stocking of the stream with trout"

(... is a kind of provision ) the act of supplying something

(... is a kind of provision ) handling an operation that involves providing labor and materials be supplied as needed

(... is a kind of provision ) the act of providing an item for general use or for official purposes (usually in quantity)

"a new issue of stamps" "the last issue of penicillin was over a month ago"

(... is a kind of provision ) the provision of health care

(... is a kind of provision ) the activity of supplying or taking on fuel

(... is a kind of provision ) the act of supplying food and nourishment

(... is a kind of provision ) supplying dry land with water by means of ditches etc

(... is a kind of provision ) the act or process of providing aid or help of any sort

Definition 2: the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where provision or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties

Synonyms for provision in the sense of this definition

(provision is a kind of ...) the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

"thinking always made him frown" "she paused for thought"

(... is a kind of provision ) the thing arranged or agreed to

"they made arrangements to meet in Chicago"

(... is a kind of provision ) the planning that is disrupted when someone `upsets the applecart'

(... is a kind of provision ) (law) criminal intent; the thoughts and intentions behind a wrongful act (including knowledge that the act is illegal); often at issue in murder trials

(... is a kind of provision ) planning something carefully and intentionally

"it was the deliberation of his act that was insulting"

(... is a kind of provision ) planning or plotting in advance of acting

Definition 3: a stipulated condition - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where provision or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he accepted subject to one provision

Synonyms for provision in the sense of this definition

(provision is a kind of ...) an assumption on which rests the validity or effect of something else

Definition 4: a store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms) - [noun denoting possession]

(provision is a kind of ...) a supply of something available for future use

"he brought back a large store of Cuban cigars"

Definition 5: supply with provisions - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for provision in the sense of this definition

(provision is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

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