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Definitions of provisions

  1.   a store or supply ( especially of food or clothing or arms)
  2.   Articles of food; victuals.
  3.   a stock or supply of foods

Quotes of provisions

  1. The Inspector General issued six reviews and reports on actions taken based on provisions of the act. In those six reports, the IG found that not one violation of an individual's civil liberties- a total of zero- had taken place since the act was instituted. – Jo Bonner
  2. My conviction of the necessity of further legislative provisions for the safe -keeping and disbursement of the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects have been already submitted to you. – Martin Van Buren
  3. In addition to the clean coal provisions the energy conference agreement contains provisions instrumental in helping increase conservation and lowering consumption. – Jerry Costello
  4. What is the harm of doing the right thing? What is the harm of doing our job as legislators and making sure we do not stick the entire bankruptcy community with these provisions that do not make any sense? – Russ Feingold
  5. Among the many important provisions in the energy bill are the creation of an estimated half million new jobs, increased oil production, blackout protection, controlling fertilizer costs by stabilizing natural gas prices and enacting new efficiency benchmarks. – Paul Gillmor
  6. Constitutions should consist only of general provisions the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things. – Alexander Hamilton
  7. One way we gave small businesses more money to invest was by extending tax provisions on expensing. This allows businesses to immediately write off things like equipment, without being burdened by depreciation requirements. – Dennis Hastert
  8. New planted Colonies are generally attended with a Force and Necessity of Planting the known and approved Staple and Product of the Country, as well as all the Provisions their Families spend. – John Lawson
  9. It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad. – James Madison
  10. The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad. – James Madison
  11. It is a drastic mistake to eliminate the provisions that have to do with the protection of habitat for endangered species. It is my opinion that the Endangered Species Act is 99 percent about protecting critical habitat. – Jim Saxton
  12. Humanity lives and always has lived on certain elemental provisions – Charles Wagner
  13. Over the past two years, the House has passed more than 50 measures focused on stimulating the economy and expanding opportunities for American workers. The tax relief provisions in this package have been an important part of our pro -growth agenda. – Roger Wicker

Usage examples for provisions

  1. “ Quere, has it been lowered again, now that the price of provisions is fallen? ” – Memoirs of Henry Hunt, Esq. Volume 3 by Henry Hunt
  2. He sold us some provisions – Through the Grand Canyon from Wyoming to Mexico by E. L. Kolb
  3. “ They've got the Dutch provisions and Calvert claims they could hold out for weeks. ” – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  4. “ There's twenty- eight of yer, all told, includin' the women and kids; and the longboat'll just comfortably hold yer all, with provisions and water for three weeks. ” – Turned Adrift by Harry Collingwood
  5. His duty was to wait on the butler and attend the servants' door, to take in provisions delivered there. ” – The Lost Lady of Lone by E.D.E.N. Southworth
  6. Where are you going to hide your provisions now you've got them so beautifully tied up? ” – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  7. Might even give us a right smart load of provisions into the bargain. ” – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton
  8. We were once very short of provisions in the winter time. ” – Indian Boyhood by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
  9. When he left the railway- station, Mr. Fogg had told Passe- partout to purchase some provisions and then he quietly went home. ” – Round the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
  10. “ Mr Cupples, see my orders carried out, and have the provisions properly divided among the boats. ” – Sunk at Sea by R.M. Ballantyne
  11. The next thing would be to hold our own, as long as the provisions last, and trust to the chapter of accidents; but this is impossible in the present temper of both soldiers and citizens. ” – Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris by Henry Labouchère
  12. Provisions and water enough for six days have been brought. ” – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  13. Moreover, with my Chinese comes up a cook for every twenty men, whom I pay, and provisions of their own which they buy. ” – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  14. “ " Plenty of water and provisions he said quietly. ” – The Boy Allies at Jutland by Robert L. Drake
  15. Such, unfortunately are the only provisions of the will. ” – The Living Link by James De Mille
  16. My request was granted, and having provided ourselves with a long tent and the necessary provisions we started on our journey. ” – Monsieur Violet by Frederick Marryat
  17. You say you are going inland to search for that man, and for a while I go that way, but though I have my base camp there is the question of provisions if you come with me. ” – Masters of the Wheat-Lands by Harold Bindloss
  18. Having already been out much longer than we had expected to be, there were left only provisions for two days. ” – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman
  19. The next day, the Governor sent three captains, every one his way, with horsemen and footmen to seek provisions to pass the desert. ” – A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557 by A Gentleman of Elvas
  20. While the demand for labour, and the price of provisions therefore remain the same, a direct tax upon the wages of labour can have no other effect than to raise them somewhat higher than the tax. ” – On The Principles of Political Economy, and Taxation by David Ricardo

Rhymes for provisions

  • envisions, incisions, rescissions, revisions;
  • visions;
  • collisions, decisions, divisions;