As nouns the difference between provision and proviso
is that provision
is an item of goods or supplies, especially food, obtained for future use while proviso
is a conditional provision to an agreement.
As a verb provision
is to supply with provisions.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
An item of goods or supplies, especially food, obtained for future use.
* Francis Bacon
- making provision for the relief of strangers
The act of providing, or making previous preparation.
- And of provisions laid in large, / For man and beast.
Money set aside for a future event.
(accounting) A liability or contra account to recognise likely future adverse events associated with current transactions.
(legal) A clause in a legal instrument, a law, etc., providing for a particular matter; stipulation; proviso.
- We increased our provision for bad debts on credit sales going into the recession.
(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.
- An arrest shall be made in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
To supply with provisions.
A conditional provision to an agreement