Simple Definition of equip
: to provide (someone) with necessary materials or supplies
: to provide (something) with a particular feature or ability
: to prepare (someone) for a particular activity or problem
Examples of equip in a sentence
More money was needed to train and equip the troops.
Equipped with a hoe and a shovel, I headed for the garden.
Her training has equipped her to deal with emergencies.
She is well-equipped to deal with emergencies.
Those students are not equipped for the challenges of college.
Origin and Etymology of equip
modification of Anglo-French eskiper, eschiper to load on board a ship, embark, outfit, man, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English scipian equip a ship, scip ship
First Known Use: 1523
Synonym Discussion of equip
Definition of equip
EQUIP Defined for Kids
Definition of equip for Students
: to provide with necessary supplies or features
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