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accoutre

verb
variants: or

accouter

Synonyms and Antonyms of accoutre

  1. to provide (someone) with what is needed for a task or activity hikers accoutred with walking sticks, water bottles, trail maps, and compasses Synonyms of accoutre furnish (or accouter), equip, fit (out), gird, kit (up or out) [chiefly British], outfit, provision, rig, supplyWords Related to accoutre 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 of accoutre deprive, dispossess, divest, strip

Synonym Discussion of accoutre

furnish, equip, outfit, appoint, accoutre mean to supply one with what is needed. furnish implies the provision of any or all essentials for performing a function.
    • a sparsely furnished apartment
equip suggests the provision of something making for efficiency in action or use.
    • a fully equipped kitchen
outfit implies provision of a complete list or set of articles as for a journey, an expedition, or a special occupation.
    • outfitted the family for a ski trip
appoint implies provision of complete and usually elegant or elaborate equipment or furnishings.
    • a lavishly appointed apartment
accoutre suggests the supplying of personal dress or equipment for a special activity.
    • fully accoutred members of a polar expedition

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