Provision

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Provision->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ provision
provision
supply
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ grist
grist
grist for the mill
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ subvention
subvention
&c.(aid) 707
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ resources
resources
&c.(means) 632
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ groceries
groceries
grocery
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ providing
providing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ purveyance
purveyance
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ reenforcement
reenforcement
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ commissariat
commissariat
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ provender
provender
&c.(food) 298
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ ensilage
ensilage
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ viaticum
viaticum
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ caterer
caterer
purveyor
commissary
quartermaster
manciple
feeder
batman
victualer
grocer
comprador
restaurateur
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ jackal
jackal
pelican
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ sutler
sutler
&c.(merchant) 797
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ grocery shop
grocery shop
=>(U.S.)
grocery store
PARAG:Provision->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ provide
provide
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make provision
make provision
make due provision for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ lay in
lay in
lay in a stock
lay in a store
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ supply
supply
suppeditate|
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ furnish
furnish
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ find
find
find one in
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ arm
arm
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ cater
cater
victual
provision
purvey
forage
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ beat up for
beat up for
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ stock
stock
stock with
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ make good
make good
replenish
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ fill
fill
fill up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ recruit
recruit
feed
GRP: \\ V \\ 4
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ have in store
have in store
have in reserve
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ keep
keep
keep by one
keep on foot
keep on hand
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ have to fall back upon
have to fall back upon
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ store
store
&c. 636
Sgm: \\ V \\ 4 \\ provide against a rainy day
provide against a rainy day
&c.(economy) 817

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  • Provision — Provision …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • provision — [ prɔvizjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1316 aussi « prévoyance, précaution »; lat. provisio, de providere → pourvoir I ♦ Cour. 1 ♦ Réunion de choses utiles ou nécessaires à la subsistance, à l entretien ou à la défense. ⇒ approvisionnement , réserve, stock.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • provision — pro‧vi‧sion [prəˈvɪʒn] noun 1. [uncountable] the act of providing something that someone needs: • the provision of childcare facilities at work • provision for people with disabilities 2. make provision( s) to make plans for future needs: make… …   Financial and business terms

  • provision — pro·vi·sion /prə vi zhən/ n: a stipulation (as a clause in a statute or contract) made beforehand Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. provision …   Law dictionary

  • provision — Provision. s. f. Fourniture des choses qui se consument dans une maison, ou qui sont necessaires dans une place pour la deffense ou pour l entretien de la garnison. Grande provision. bonne provision. provision de vins, de bleds, de sel &c. faire… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • provisión — sustantivo femenino 1. (no contable) Acción y resultado de proveer: Esa librería se encarga de la provisión de material del colegio. La expedición al Aconcagua se dedica esta semana a hacer provisión de todo el material necesario. 2.… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • Provision — may refer to:* Provision (Accounting), a term for liability in accounting * Provision (musical group), a Texas synthpop band * Provision (military), food and other supplies needed in field * [http://www.provision.tv Provision] (commercial), free… …   Wikipedia

  • Provision — Sf std. (16. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus it. prov(v)isione, prov(v)igione, dieses aus l. prōvīsio ( ōnis) Vorsorge, Vorkehrung , zu l. prōvidēre (prōvīsum) Vorsorge tragen, im voraus besorgen , zu l. vidēre sehen und l. prō .    Ebenso nndl.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Provision — Pro*vi sion, n. [L. provisio: cf. F. provision. See {Provide}.] 1. The act of providing, or making previous preparation. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is provided or prepared; that which is brought together or arranged in advance; measures… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Provision — Pro*vi sion, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Provisioned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Provisioning}.] To supply with food; to victual; as, to provision a garrison. [1913 Webster] They were provisioned for a journey. Palfrey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • provision — (n.) late 14c., providing beforehand (originally in ref. to ecclesiastical appointments made before the position was vacant), from O.Fr. provision (early 14c.), from L. provisionem (nom. provisio) foresight, preparation, from providere look ahead …   Etymology dictionary

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