Part of speech:
Something that will last for only a limited period of time; transitory. Temporary is meaningless with regard to the duration of the length of time that it will last; however, it is used to designate absence of permanence.
Of brief duration; transitory:
The definition of ephemeral is something that has a very short lifespan or lasts for a very short time.
For this; for a particular purpose. For example, ad hoc committees are often created to accomplish a particular purpose.
Full of pomp or display; ceremonial
(Grammar) Expressing a condition or supposition.
Dependent (on or upon something uncertain); conditional
Compulsively using a drug or other substance or engaging in a given behavior and unable to stop without experiencing withdrawal or other significant physiological or psychological symptoms:
For the sake of experiment; designed to test
The definition of interim is something that takes place during the time between two specified periods.
The definition of tentative is not definite or final.
(Botany) Of a fixed number usually less than 20, as certain floral organs, especially stamens.
The definition of permanent is someone or something that is supposed to last for a very long time.
Not permanent; not lasting; fleeting; temporary
Designed for or limited to short distances:
The definition of short term is something temporary or not meant to last.
Adapted for performance on a stage
In the meantime; temporarily
Intended, used, or present for a limited time
The definition of substitute is someone or something used in place of another person or thing.
The definition of limited is something or someone with boundaries or restrictions.
Find another word for provisional. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for provisional, like: temporary, transient, passing, ephemeral, ad hoc, circumstantial, conditional, contingent, dependent, experimental and iffy.