reprovision

verb

re·​pro·​vi·​sion (ˌ)rē-prə-ˈvi-zhən How to pronounce reprovision (audio)
reprovisioned; reprovisioning
1
transitive : to supply (a person or thing) with provisions to replace those consumed
… shops ashore from which they could reprovision their boat.Cruising World
2
intransitive : 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

Word History

First Known Use

1822, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of reprovision was in 1822

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Cite this Entry

“Reprovision.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reprovision. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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