Production vs Provision - What's the difference?

production | provision |


As nouns the difference between production and provision

is that production is the act of producing, making or creating something while provision is provision.

production

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of producing, making or creating something.
  • The widget making machine is being used for production now.
  • The act of bringing something forward, out etc. for use or consideration.
  • * 1910 , , "The Lost Sanjak", Reginald in Russia :
  • I tramped to a neighbouring market-town, and, late as the hour was, the production of a few shillings procured me supper and a night's lodging in a cheap coffee-house.
  • the act of being produced
  • The widgets are coming out of production now.
  • the total amount produced
  • They hope to increase spaghetti production next year.
  • the presentation of a theatrical work
  • We went to a production of Hamlet.
  • an occasion or activity made more complicated than necessary
  • He made a simple meal into a huge production .
  • that which is manufactured or is ready for manufacturing in volume (as opposed to a prototype or conceptual model)
  • This is the final production model.
  • The act of lengthening out or prolonging.
  • Derived terms

    * production line

    provision

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An item of goods or supplies, especially food, obtained for future use.
  • * Francis Bacon
  • making provision for the relief of strangers
  • * Milton
  • And of provisions laid in large, / For man and beast.
  • The act of providing, or making previous preparation.
  • (Shakespeare)
  • Money set aside for a future event.
  • (accounting) A liability or contra account to recognise likely future adverse events associated with current transactions.
  • We increased our provision for bad debts on credit sales going into the recession.
  • (legal) A clause in a legal instrument, a law, etc., providing for a particular matter; stipulation; proviso.
  • An arrest shall be made in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
  • (Roman Catholic) Regular induction into a benefice, comprehending nomination, collation, and installation.
  • (UK, historical) A nomination by the pope to a benefice before it became vacant, depriving the patron of his right of presentation.
  • (Blackstone)

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To supply with provisions.
  • Synonyms

    * supply * victual