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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equip  \E*quip"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Equipped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Equipping}.]  [F.  ['e]quiper  to  supply,  fit  out  orig.  said 
  of  a  ship,  OF  esquiper  to  embark;  of  German  origin;  cf  OHG. 
  scif,  G.  schiff,  Icel.  skip,  AS  scip.  See  {Ship}.] 
  1.  To  furnish  for  service,  or  against  a  need  or  exigency;  to 
  fit  out  to  supply  with  whatever  is  necessary  to  efficient 
  action  in  any  way  to  provide  with  arms  or  an  armament, 
  stores,  munitions,  rigging,  etc.;  --  said  esp.  of  ships 
  and  of  troops.  --Dryden. 
 
  Gave  orders  for  equipping  a  considerable  fleet. 
  --Ludlow. 
 
  2.  To  dress  up  to  array;  accouter. 
 
  The  country  are  led  astray  in  following  the  town, 
  and  equipped  in  a  ridiculous  habit,  when  they  fancy 
  themselves  in  the  height  of  the  mode.  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  equipped 
  adj  1:  provided  or  fitted  out  with  what  is  necessary  or  useful  or 
  appropriate;  "a  well  equipped  playground";  "a  ship 
  equipped  with  every  mechanical  aid  to  navigation" 
  [syn:  {equipt}]  [ant:  {unequipped}] 
  2:  provided  with  whatever  is  necessary  for  a  purpose  (as 
  furniture  or  equipment  or  authority);  "a  furnished 
  apartment";  "a  completely  furnished  toolbox"  [syn:  {furnished}] 
  [ant:  {unfurnished}] 
  3:  furnished  with  all  equipment  needed  for  voyaging  [syn:  {fitted 
  out(p)}] 
  4:  prepared  with  proper  equipment;  "equipped  for  service  in  the 
  Arctic"  [syn:  {fitted  out(p)}] 
  5:  carrying  weapons  [syn:  {weaponed}] 




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