fit out


transitive verb

: to supply with necessaries or means : furnish, equip, outfit, prepare
friends fitted him out with a new suit and new shoes
fit out a privateer

intransitive verb

: outfit
the ship, a former merchantman, was fitting out as a privateer

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“Fit out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2023.

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