fit out

verb

Definition of 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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