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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 something upon which the carrying out of an agreement or offer depends
  • loaned them the car with the provision that they refill the gas tank before returning it

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2 provisions plural substances intended to be eaten
  • gave them ample provisions so they would not get hungry on the trip

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Synonyms & Antonyms of provision (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to provide (someone) with what is needed for a task or activity
  • the climbers were sufficiently provisioned to withstand just about any mountaineering emergency

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2 to provide food or meals for
  • it was the quartermaster's job to properly equip and provision the troops

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The first known use of provision was in the 14th century

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“Provision.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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