Dictionary > Provision

Provision

provision
1. The act of providing, or making previous preparation.
2. That which is provided or prepared; that which is brought together or arranged in advance; measures taken beforehand; preparation. Making provision for the relief of strangers. (bacon)
3. Especially, a stock of food; any kind of eatables collected or stored; often in the plural. And of provisions laid in large, For man and beast. (milton)
4. That which is stipulated in advance; a condition; a previous agreement; a proviso; as, the provisions of a contract; the statute has many provisions.
5. A canonical term for regular induction into a benefice, comprehending nomination, collation, and installation.
6. A nomination by the pope to a benefice before it became vacant, depriving the patron of his right of presentation.
Origin: L. Provisio: cf. F. Provision. See Provide.
To supply with food; to victual; as, to provision a garrison. They were provisioned for a journey. (Palfrey)
Origin: Provisioned; Provisioning.


You will also like...

Stem
Stems

Stems primarily provide plants structural support. This tutorial includes lectures on the external form of a woody twig ..

Adaptation Tutorial
Adaptation Tutorial

Adaptation, in biology and ecology, refers to the process or trait through which organisms or the populations in a habit..

Non-Mendelian Inheritance
Non-Mendelian Inheritance

In this tutorial, find out more about certain types of inheritance that does not follow the Mendelian inheritance patter..

Crossing Over and Genetic Diversity
Inheritance and Probability

Gregor Mendel, an Austrian monk, is most famous in this field for his study of the phenotype of pea plants, including ..

vitamins
A Balanced Vitamin Diet – Vitamins A – K

A balanced diet is essential to a healthy organism. Insufficiency or too much of a particular element or compound, such ..

genes controlling growth and development
Control of Growth & Development

Control of Growth & Development tutorials look at how the genetic makeup determines the biological processes on a da..

Related Articles...

No related articles found

See all Related Topics