- on the condition or understanding (that); providing: I’ll go provided that the others go, too.
- (foll by with) not provided or supplied
- (often foll by for) not prepared or ready
- unprovided for without income or means
“with condition that,” early 15c., conjunction use of past participle of provide. As an adjective, “prepared, ready,” 1570s; “furnished” 1878.