1 [noncount] : the act or process of supplying or providing something
They saw to the provision of transportation for the trip. [=they made sure that transportation was provided]
2 : something that is done in advance to prepare for something else
Provisions should be made for regular inspections.
He made provisions to donate part of his fortune to charity after he died.
You should make provision for emergencies.
3 provisions [plural] : a supply of food and other things that are needed
I carried my provisions in one large backpack.
We brought enough provisions to last the entire trip.
4 [count] : a condition that is included as part of an agreement or law
You can enroll in the book club with the provision that you buy more books. [=you can enroll if you agree to buy more books]
Under the provisions of the contract, the work must be completed in two months.