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English noun: provision

1. provision (communication) a stipulated condition

SamplesHe accepted subject to one provision.


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


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

Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply

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