Reference > Roget’s > International Thesaurus > 637. Provision.
Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
Class V. Words Releasing to the Voluntary Powers
Division (I) Individual Volition
Section II. Prospective Volition
2. Subservience to Ends
1. Actual Subservience
637. Provision.
NOUN:PROVISION, supply; grist, - to the mill; subvention (aid) [See Aid]; resources (means) [See Means]; groceries, grocery.
  providing &c. v.; purveyance; reënforcement; commissariat.
  PROVENDER (food) [See Food]; ensilage; viaticum; ration; emergency -, iron- ration.
  CATERER, purveyor, provider, commissary, quartermaster, steward, purser, housekeeper, manciple, feeder, batman, victualer or victualler, comprador or compradore [China]; innkeeper, landlord, innholder; mine host, khansamah [India], restaurateur [F.]; grocer, green grocer, huckster, fishmonger, provision merchant; sutler (merchant) [See Merchant].
  PROVISION SHOP, provision store, meat shop, fish store; market, public market; grocery [U. S.], - shop, - store.
VERB:PROVIDE; make -provision, - due provision for; lay in, - a stock, - a store.
  SUPPLY, suppeditate [obs.]; furnish; find, find one in; arm.
  cater, victual, provision, purvey, forage; beat up for; stock, - with; make good, replenish; fill, - up; recruit, feed.
  STORE, have in -store, - reserve; keep, keep by one; have to fall back upon; store [See Store]; provide against a rainy day (economy) [See Economy]; conserve, keep, preserve, lay by, gather into barns.
QUOTATION:Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years.—Bible



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