equip


equip
verb
ADVERB
lavishly, splendidly (esp. BrE), superbly (esp. BrE), well

The resort is well equipped for sailing.

badly, poorly
comprehensively, fully, properly
adequately, suitably
specially
VERB + EQUIP
seek to, try to
PREPOSITION
for

The hostel is specially equipped for wheelchair access.

with

The car is fully equipped with all the latest gadgets.

PHRASES
be equipped to deal with, be equipped to handle sth

People have to be emotionally equipped to handle their success.

come equipped with

Rooms vary in size and come equipped with television and telephone.

Equip is used with these nouns as the object: ↑army

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • equip — UK US /ɪˈkwɪp/ verb [T] ( pp ) ► to give someone or something the tools and equipment they need to do a job: »A company spokesman said it would not be equipping the new $2.5 billion plant until business conditions improve. equip sb/sth with sth… …   Financial and business terms

  • equip — equip; equip·ment; equip·per; re·equip; …   English syllables

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • equip — index bear (yield), bestow, clothe, contribute (supply), fund, furnish, give ( …   Law dictionary

  • equip — 1520s, from M.Fr. équiper to fit out, from O.Fr. esquiper fit out a ship (12c.), probably from O.N. skipa fit out a ship, from skip ship (see SHIP (Cf. ship) (n.)). Related: Equipped; equipping. Sp., Port. esquipar are from French …   Etymology dictionary

  • equip — *furnish, outfit, appoint, accouter, arm Contrasted words: divest, dismantle, denude, *strip: despoil, spoliate, *ravage …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • equip — has inflected forms equipped, equipping. The noun form is equipment …   Modern English usage

  • equip — [v] make ready with supplies accouter, adorn, appoint, arm, array, attire, deck, deck out*, decorate, dress, endow, feather nest*, fit out, fix up, furnish, gear, gear up*, heel*, implement, line nest*, man, outfit, prep*, prepare, provide,… …   New thesaurus

  • equip — ► VERB (equipped, equipping) 1) supply with the items needed for a purpose. 2) prepare (someone) mentally for a situation or task. ORIGIN French équiper, probably from an Old Norse word meaning to man a ship …   English terms dictionary

  • equip — equip1 [ē kwip′, ikwip′] vt. equipped, equipping [Fr équiper < OFr esquiper, to embark, put out to sea, prob. < ON skipa, to arrange, make ready < skip, SHIP] 1. to provide with what is needed; outfit [troops equipped for battle] 2. to… …   English World dictionary

  • equip */*/ — UK [ɪˈkwɪp] / US verb [transitive] Word forms equip : present tense I/you/we/they equip he/she/it equips present participle equipping past tense equipped past participle equipped 1) to provide a person, object, or place with the things that they… …   English dictionary


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