Definition of outfit in English:

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outfit

Pronunciation: /ˈaʊtfɪt/

noun

1A set of clothes worn together, especially for a particular occasion or purpose: her wedding outfit
More example sentences
  • There were lab coats, Vegas showgirl outfits, long gowns with full skirts, vampire costumes, and flapper dresses.
  • The trick is to keep some of your older clothes (the articles that you love), and revamp those outfits with the new clothes of this season.
  • They were also able to expand their clothing line to include denim outfits, sweatshirts, outerwear, and accessories.
Synonyms
costume, suit, uniform, ensemble, habit, attire, clothes, clothing, dress, garb;
regalia, regimentals, rig, livery;
accoutrements, trappings, disguise;
British  kit, strip
informal get-up, gear, togs, garms
British informal rig-out
formal apparel
literary array, raiment
1.1A complete set of equipment needed for a particular purpose: a first-aid outfit
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  • And I was able to splash out on a whole new outfit of expensive camera equipment.
  • It's an outfit that doesn't just repair your gear, but improves it.
  • It can be subdivided to create custom compartments for the ideal organization of tools, sets, kits and outfits.
Synonyms
kit, equipment, tools, utensils, implements, tackle, apparatus, paraphernalia, things, stuff;
Military  accoutrement
rare turnout
2 informal A group of people undertaking a particular activity together, especially a group of musicians, a team, or a business concern: an obscure 1970s country rock outfit
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  • They pointed out that arrest of the militant, who was willing to surrender, could have led to vital clues regarding the activities of the militant outfits.
  • Two of the region's finest vocal outfits team up next Thursday for a dream billing.
  • Likewise many other villagers who were innocent and have nothing to do with any activities of any banned outfits were booked.
Synonyms
organization, set-up, enterprise, company, firm, partnership, house, business, group, band, body, crew, team, coterie, clique;
unit, formation, corps, commando, cadre, squad, squadron, patrol, troop, platoon, detachment

verb (outfits, outfitting, outfitted)

[with object]
1Provide with a set of clothes: warders outfitted in special suits
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  • In both photographs, he is outfitted in designer clothes.
  • I gazed into my wardrobe which was full of enough clothes to outfit an entire army - a female one, but an army nonetheless.
  • They are outfitted with bespoke suits in exchange for 10 seconds of product placement.
Synonyms
equip, kit out, fit out/up, rig out, supply, issue, furnish with, provide, provision, stock, arm;
dress, attire, clothe, robe, costume, garb, deck out, drape, array, accoutre, get up, turn out, trick out/up
informal doll up
literary bedizen, caparison
archaic apparel, invest, habit, trap out
1.1Provide with equipment: planes outfitted with sophisticated electronic gear
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  • In fact, specially outfitted growth chambers are typically required to attain UV-B levels characteristic of open, natural environments.
  • The specially outfitted Bell Huey helicopter had been extensively modified for Medevac operations.
  • There are these classy amber lampposts outfitted all over the historic part of campus.

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