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equip meaning

[ i'kwip ] Pronunciation:   "equip" in a sentence
  • Verb: equip (equipped,equipping)  i'kwip
    1. Provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
      "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
      - fit, fit out, outfit 
    2. Provide with abilities or understanding
      "She was never equipped to be a dancer"

    Derived forms: equipped, equipping, equips

    See also: equipage, equipment, equipping

    Type of: enable, furnish, provide, render, supply

    Encyclopedia: Equip


  • [Business]
    verb [+ obj] (-pp-) (often be equipped)

    to supply sb/sth with what is needed for a particular purpose or task:

    We needed €650 000 to build and equip the manufacturing plant.

    a fully equipped office

    The phone comes equipped with a built-in digital camera.

    His previous experience makes him well equipped for the job.

Examples

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  1. he equips the story with a map, and adds documentary chapters.
  2. those variants equip an organism specially well to cope with the exigencies of the environments.
  3. our early postwar successes did not equip us for a new era of more complex problems.
  4. the average shore employment requires as much as forty years to equip a man with this sort of an education.
  5. in his preface he claims an "anxious desire to speak the unvarnished truth". he equips the story with a map, and adds documentary chapters.

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