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outfit

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of outfit

  1. 1 clothing chosen as appropriate for a specific situation the restaurant provides its waitstaff with themed outfits do you want to buy a new outfit for the Halloween party? Synonyms of outfit costume, drag, dress, garb, getup, guise, togs Words Related to outfit apparel, attire, clothes, duds, habiliment(s), raiment; fashion, mode, style; array, caparison, vestments

  2. 2 a commercial or industrial activity or organization they're an outfit specializing in travel tours for senior citizens Synonyms of outfit business, company, concern, establishment, firm, house, interest, enterpriseWords Related to outfit conglomerate, corporation, multinational; association, cartel, chain, combine, syndicate, trust; agency, dealer, outlet; microenterprise

  3. 3 a group of people working together on a task the whole outfit quit early for lunch Synonyms of outfit army, band, brigade, company, crew, gang, party, platoon, squad, teamWords Related to outfit battalion, corps, troop; force, host, posse, stable, troupe; administration, department, help, personnel, staff

  4. 4 items needed for the performance of a task or activity for this class, you will need a professional camera outfit which includes at least one telephoto lens and one wide-angle lens Synonyms of outfit accoutrements (or accouterments), apparatus, gear, hardware, kit [chiefly British], material(s), matériel (or materiel), equipment, paraphernalia, stuff, tackleWords Related to outfit accessories, appurtenances, attachments, fittings; baggage, belongings, impedimenta; appliances, facilities, instruments, machinery, tools; apparel, attire, habiliments, raiment, trappings; armamentarium, armory, arsenal, battery; assets, resources

  5. 5 the distinctive clothing worn by members of a particular group the highway patrol outfit includes jackboots and a high-crowned hat Synonyms of outfit livery, uniformWords Related to outfit fatigues, full dress, regimentals; costume, finery, regalia


outfit

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of outfit

  1. to provide (someone) with what is needed for a task or activity outfitted the scuba instructors handsomely with all new gear Synonyms of outfit accoutre (or accouter), equip, fit (out), gird, kit (up or out) [chiefly British], furnish, provision, rig, supplyWords Related to outfit 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 outfit deprive, dispossess, divest, strip

Synonym Discussion of outfit

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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