reprovision

verb re·pro·vi·sion \ (ˌ)rē-prə-ˈvi-zhən \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of reprovision

reprovisioned; reprovisioning
1 T : to supply (a person or thing) with provisions to replace those consumed
  • … shops ashore from which they could reprovision their boat.
  • Cruising World
2 I : to be supplied with provisions again : to obtain fresh provisions
  • Ships, mostly from New England and France and needing to reprovision after their hazardous passage around Cape Horn, anchored at Lahaina …
  • —J. Kingston Pierce

First Known Use of reprovision

1822

in the meaning defined at sense 1

See Words from the same year
NEW! Time Traveler

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up reprovision? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!