Associations to the word «Equip»


EQUIP, verb. (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. Dryden.
EQUIP, verb. (transitive) To dress up; to array; accouter.
EQUIP, verb. (transitive) To prepare (someone) with a skill

Dictionary definition

EQUIP, verb. Provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities".
EQUIP, verb. Provide with abilities or understanding; "She was never equipped to be a dancer".

Wise words

The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
Mark Twain