reprovision

verb
re·​pro·​vi·​sion | \ (ˌ)rē-prə-ˈvi-zhən How to pronounce reprovision (audio) \
reprovisioned; reprovisioning

Definition of reprovision

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

First Known Use of reprovision

1822, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Reprovision.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reprovision. Accessed 15 December 2019.

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