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English noun: provision

1. provision (communication) a stipulated condition


SamplesHe accepted subject to one provision.


Synonymsproviso


Broader (hypernym)condition, precondition, stipulation

2. provision (act) the activity of supplying or providing something


Synonymssupply, supplying


Broader (hypernym)activity


Narrower (hyponym)alimentation, care delivery, feeding, fueling, health care delivery, healthcare delivery, irrigation, issuance, issue, issuing, logistics, purveyance, refueling, stocking, subvention

3. provision (cognition) the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening


SamplesHis planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties.


Synonymsplanning, preparation


Broader (hypernym)cerebration, intellection, mentation, thinking, thought, thought process


Narrower (hyponym)agreement, applecart, arrangement, calculation, deliberation, forethought, malice aforethought, mens rea, premeditation

4. provision (possession) a store or supply of something (especially of food or clothing or arms)


Broader (hypernym)fund, stock, store


English verb: provision

1. provision (possession) supply with provisions


Synonymspurvey


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply









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