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.
(act of supplying) noun
accommodation, arrangement, catering, donation, endowment, furnishing, preparation, procurement, providence, purveyance, servicing, serving
article of agreement, condicio, condition, limitation, obligation, proviso, qualification, requirement, reservation, restriction, specification, stipulation, term
associated concepts: damages provision, express provision, forfeiture provision, mandatory provision, penal provision, procedural provision, restrictive provision, self-executing provision, statutory provision, substantive provision, technical provision
- Quando abest provisio partis, adest provisio legis. — When a provision of the party is lacking, the provision of the law supplies itIII (something provided) noun cache, cumulation, fund, hoard, maintenance, ration, reserve, resources, staples, stock, stockpile, store, supply IV index accommodation (adjustment), aid, alimony, article (distinct section of a writing), attornment, bear (yield), bestow, budget, clause, condition (contingent provision), contribution (donation), dispensation (act of dispensing), donation, endowment, forethought, fund, furnish, inheritance, limitation, precaution, preparation, principle (axiom), qualification (condition), ration, replenish, reservation (condition), reserve, resource, safeguard, stock (store), supply, title (division), ultimatum
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
n.A requirement or condition stated in a legal document.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.