Synonyms and Antonyms of equip
1 to make competent (as by training, skill, or ability) for a particular office or function <years of service in the congress and in the cabinet equipped him better than most people for the office of the presidency> Synonyms qualify, fit, prepare, ready, season, trainRelated Words accustom, adapt, adjust, condition, groom, habituate, shape, tailor; authorize, entitle; empower, enable; educate, indoctrinate, instruct, school, teach, tutor
2 to provide (someone) with what is needed for a task or activity <a visit to a ski shop to equip ourselves for a week of skiing in the Rockies> Synonyms accoutre (or accouter), furnish, fit (out), gird, kit (up or out) [chiefly British], outfit, provision, rig, supplyRelated Words stock, store; bestow, contribute, donate, give, present; apportion, deal (out), dispense, distribute, dole out, hand out, mete (out), parcel (out), portion, prorate; allocate, allot, assign; arm, fortify, prepare; reequip, refit, refurnish, reoutfitNear Antonyms deprive, dispossess, divest, strip
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