equip
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɪˈkwɪp/
Verb

equip (equips, present participle equipping; past equipped, past participle equipped) (equipt is archaic)

  1. (transitive) To furnish for service, or against a need or exigency; to fit out; to supply with whatever is necessary to efficient action in any way; to provide with arms or an armament, stores, munitions, rigging, etc.; -- said especially of ships and of troops.
    Gave orders for equipping a considerable fleet.
  2. (transitive) To dress up; to array; accouter.
    • The country are led astray in following the town, and equipped in a ridiculous habit, when they fancy themselves in the height of the mode.
  3. (transitive) To prepare (someone) with a skill
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