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e·quip

 (ĭ-kwĭp′)
tr.v. e·quipped, e·quip·ping, e·quips
1. To supply with necessities such as tools or provisions. See Synonyms at furnish.
2. To furnish (someone) with the qualities necessary for performance; prepare: an education that will equip you to handle such problems.

[French équiper, from Old French esquiper, of Germanic origin; akin to Old Norse skipa (from skip, ship).]

equip

(ɪˈkwɪp)
vb (tr) , equips, equipping or equipped
1. to furnish with (necessary supplies, etc)
2. (usually passive) to provide with abilities, understanding, etc: her son was never equipped to be a scholar.
3. to dress out; attire
[C16: from Old French eschiper to embark, fit out (a ship), of Germanic origin; compare Old Norse skipa to put in order, skip ship]
eˈquipper n

e•quip

(ɪˈkwɪp)

v.t. e•quipped, e•quip•ping.
1. to provide with what is needed for use or for an undertaking; fit out: to equip an army.
2. to dress; array.
3. to furnish with intellectual or emotional resources; prepare.
[1515–25; < Middle French equiper, Old French esquiper to fit out, equip]
e•quip′per, n.
syn: See furnish.

equip.

equipment.

equip


Past participle: equipped
Gerund: equipping

Imperative
equip
equip
Present
I equip
you equip
he/she/it equips
we equip
you equip
they equip
Preterite
I equipped
you equipped
he/she/it equipped
we equipped
you equipped
they equipped
Present Continuous
I am equipping
you are equipping
he/she/it is equipping
we are equipping
you are equipping
they are equipping
Present Perfect
I have equipped
you have equipped
he/she/it has equipped
we have equipped
you have equipped
they have equipped
Past Continuous
I was equipping
you were equipping
he/she/it was equipping
we were equipping
you were equipping
they were equipping
Past Perfect
I had equipped
you had equipped
he/she/it had equipped
we had equipped
you had equipped
they had equipped
Future
I will equip
you will equip
he/she/it will equip
we will equip
you will equip
they will equip
Future Perfect
I will have equipped
you will have equipped
he/she/it will have equipped
we will have equipped
you will have equipped
they will have equipped
Future Continuous
I will be equipping
you will be equipping
he/she/it will be equipping
we will be equipping
you will be equipping
they will be equipping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been equipping
you have been equipping
he/she/it has been equipping
we have been equipping
you have been equipping
they have been equipping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been equipping
you will have been equipping
he/she/it will have been equipping
we will have been equipping
you will have been equipping
they will have been equipping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been equipping
you had been equipping
he/she/it had been equipping
we had been equipping
you had been equipping
they had been equipping
Conditional
I would equip
you would equip
he/she/it would equip
we would equip
you would equip
they would equip
Past Conditional
I would have equipped
you would have equipped
he/she/it would have equipped
we would have equipped
you would have equipped
they would have equipped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.equip - provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
rig, set up, set - equip with sails or masts; "rig a ship"
mechanise, mechanize, motorise, motorize - equip with armed and armored motor vehicles; "mechanize armies"
fuse - equip with a fuse; provide with a fuse
collar - furnish with a collar; "collar the dog"
spur - equip with spurs; "spur horses"
fin - equip (a car) with fins
motorize - equip with a motor; "motorized scooters are now the rage"
motorize - equip with a motor vehicle; "The police around here are not motorized and patrol the streets on horseback"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
stock - equip with a stock; "stock a rifle"
horseshoe - equip (a horse) with a horseshoe or horseshoes
turn out - outfit or equip, as with accessories; "The actors were turned out lavishly"
instrument - equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling
muzzle - fit with a muzzle; "muzzle the dog to prevent it from biting strangers"
kit, kit out, kit up - supply with a set of articles or tools
appoint - furnish; "a beautifully appointed house"
re-equip, rejig - re-equip a factory or plant
refit - fit out again
armor, armour - equip with armor
accouter, accoutre - provide with military equipment
wire - provide with electrical circuits; "wire the addition to the house"
shaft - equip with a shaft
spar - furnish with spars
stave - furnish with staves; "stave a ladder"
clothe, invest, adorn - furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
commission - put into commission; equip for service; of ships
2.equip - provide with abilities or understanding; "She was never equipped to be a dancer"
enable - render capable or able for some task; "This skill will enable you to find a job on Wall Street"; "The rope enables you to secure yourself when you climb the mountain"

equip

verb
1. supply, provide for, stock, dress, outfit, arm, rig, array, furnish, endow, attire, fit out, deck out, kit out, fit up, accoutre The country did not have the funds to equip the reserve army properly.
2. prepare, qualify, educate, get ready, endow Our aim is to provide courses which equip students for future employment.

equip

verb
To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose:
Translations
يُجَهِّز، يُزَوِّد بِمَعَدّات
udrusteudstyre
búa út
aprūpinimasaprūpintiįrangaįrengimasįrenginiai
apgādāt
opremitiopremiti se
donatmak

equip

[ɪˈkwɪp] VT [+ office, workshop] → equipar (with con) [+ person] → proveer (with de) to be equipped with [person] → estar provisto de; [machine etc] → estar equipado con, estar dotado de
he is well equipped for the jobestá bien preparado para el trabajo
to be well equipped to + INFINestar bien preparado para + infin

equip

[ɪˈkwɪp] vt
(= provide with equipment) → équiper
to equip sb/sth with sth → équiper qn/qch de qch, munir qn/qch de qch
(= prepare) [+ person] to equip sb for sth → préparer qn à qch
to equip sb to do sth → préparer qn à faire qch
see also equipped

equip

vt ship, soldier, astronaut, army, workerausrüsten; household, kitchenausstatten; the building is also equipped as a sports halldas Gebäude ist auch als Sporthalle ausgestattet; to equip somebody for life (fig)jdm das (nötige) Rüstzeug fürs Leben mitgeben; to equip oneself with somethingsich mit etw ausrüsten; to equip oneself with a good educationsich (dat)eine gute Ausbildung verschaffen; he is well equipped for the job (fig)er hat die nötigen Kenntnisse or das nötige Rüstzeug für die Stelle; you are better equipped than I to tackle chemistry translationsdu bringst für Chemieübersetzungen das bessere Rüstzeug mit

equip

[ɪˈkwɪp] vt to equip (with) (room) → equipaggiare (con), attrezzare (con); (person) → preparare a
equipped with (machinery) → dotato/a di (supplies) → fornito/a di
he is well equipped for the job → ha i requisiti necessari per quel lavoro
ill/poorly equipped (hospital, expedition) → male equipaggiato/a/attrezzato/a

equip

(iˈkwip) verbpast tense, past participle eˈquipped
to fit out or provide with everything needed. He was fully equipped for the journey; The school is equipped with four computers.
eˈquipment noun
1. the clothes, machines, tools etc necessary for a particular kind of work, activity etc. The mechanic could not repair the car because he did not have the right equipment; The boy could not afford the equipment necessary for mountaineering.
2. the act of equipping.
References in classic literature ?
We have schools and colleges, newspapers and books; we have searched the heavens and the earth, we have weighed and probed and reasoned--and all to equip men to destroy each other
We met here with new delays; the fleet that was to transport us did not appear, the patriarch lost all patience, and his zeal so much affected the commander at Diou, that he undertook to equip a vessel for us, and pushed the work forward with the utmost diligence.
The States-General have authority to enter into treaties and alliances; to make war and peace; to raise armies and equip fleets; to ascertain quotas and demand contributions.
Athos did not leave his chamber; he made up his mind not to take a single step to equip himself.
You must mount your horse and proceed to the Rue Tiquetonne, Hotel de la Chevrette, whence you will take my horse and that of Monsieur du Vallon, which you must saddle and equip as if for war, and then you will leave Paris, bringing them with you to Cours la Reine.
We breathe nothing but vengeance, and equip armed vessels to traverse thousands of miles of ocean in order to execute summary punishment upon the offenders.