a clause in a legal instrument, a law, etc., providing for a particular matter; stipulation; proviso.
the providing or supplying of something, especially of food or other necessities.
arrangement or preparation beforehand, as for the doing of something, the meeting of needs, the supplying of means, etc.
something provided; a measure or other means for meeting a need.
a supply or stock of something provided.
provisions, supplies of food.
an appointment to an ecclesiastical office.
appointment by the pope to a see or benefice not yet vacant.
verb (used with object)
to supply with provisions.
the act of supplying or providing food, etc
something that is supplied or provided
preparations made beforehand (esp in the phrase make provision for)
(pl) food and other necessities, esp for an expedition
(pl) food obtained for a household
a demand, condition, or stipulation formally incorporated in a document; proviso
the conferring of and induction into ecclesiastical offices
(transitive) to supply with provisions
[self-puhb-lisht] /ˈsɛlfˈpʌb lɪʃt/ adjective 1. published independently by the author: self-published books. 2. having published one’s own work independently: a self-published author. self-publish [self-puhb-lish] /ˈsɛlfˈpʌb lɪʃ/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to publish or issue (one’s own book or other material) independent of an established publishing house: The poet plans to self-publish his […]
noun 1. the act of punishing. 2. the fact of being punished, as for an offense or fault. 3. a penalty inflicted for an offense, fault, etc. 4. severe handling or treatment. self-punishment noun 1. the act or an instance of punishing oneself noun 1. a penalty or sanction given for any crime or offence […]
adjective 1. serving for, concerned with, or inflicting punishment: punitive laws; punitive action. adjective 1. relating to, involving, or with the intention of inflicting punishment: a punitive expedition
[self-pyoo r-uh-fi-key-shuh n] /ˌsɛlf pyʊər ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. a natural process of purifying, as the ability of a body of water to rid itself of pollutants. 2. purification of oneself.