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 Dictionary entry overview: What does provisions mean? 

  The noun PROVISIONS has 1 sense:

1. a stock or supply of foods

  Familiarity information: PROVISIONS used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A stock or supply of foods

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks


commissariat; provisions; viands; victuals; provender

Hypernyms ("provisions" is a kind of...):

food; nutrient (any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "provisions"):

food cache (food in a secure or hidden storage place)

larder (a supply of food especially for a household)

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