Definition of equip in English:

equip

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈkwɪp
 
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verb (equips, equipping, equipped)

[with object]
1Supply with the necessary items for a particular purpose: all bedrooms are equipped with a colour TV they equipped themselves for the campaign
More example sentences
  • Consider this only if your boat is fully equipped with all the necessary navigation aids and safety equipment.
  • The interior is equipped with a generous supply of wood, leather and thick carpet.
  • Also, when I buy a car it is fully equipped with lights, reflectors and so forth, but a bike is usually not.
Synonyms
1.1Prepare (someone) mentally for a particular situation or task: I don’t think he’s equipped for the modern age
More example sentences
  • Ongoing training equips members for any situation.
  • The oil poured on David's head by Samuel became a vehicle through which the blessing of the Holy Spirit was released in his life to equip him for his task as king.
  • The future is unpredictable so our education system must equip people to cope with new situations with confidence.
Synonyms
prepare, qualify, suit, endow; enable, facilitate

Origin

early 16th century: from French équiper, probably from Old Norse skipa 'to man (a ship)', from skip 'ship'.

Derivatives

equipper

noun
More example sentences
  • I am a Christian, husband, dad, learner, worshiper, equipper.
  • Thank you for your interest in participating in the initiative as an equipper.

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