accouter


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ac·cou·tre

or ac·cou·ter  (ə-ko͞o′tər)
tr.v. ac·cou·tred, ac·cou·tring, ac·cou·tres or ac·cou·tered or ac·cou·ter·ing or ac·cou·ters
To outfit and equip, as for military duty.

[French accoutrer, from Old French acoustrer, arrange, equip : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + coustrer, sew; see couture.]

ac•cou•ter or ac•cou•tre

(əˈku tər)

v.t. -tered -tred, -ter•ing -tring.
to furnish with clothes or equipment.
[1600–10; earlier accou(s)tre < French accoutrer, Old French acou(s)trer to arrange, accommodate]

accouter


Past participle: accoutered
Gerund: accoutering

Imperative
accouter
accouter
Present
I accouter
you accouter
he/she/it accouters
we accouter
you accouter
they accouter
Preterite
I accoutered
you accoutered
he/she/it accoutered
we accoutered
you accoutered
they accoutered
Present Continuous
I am accoutering
you are accoutering
he/she/it is accoutering
we are accoutering
you are accoutering
they are accoutering
Present Perfect
I have accoutered
you have accoutered
he/she/it has accoutered
we have accoutered
you have accoutered
they have accoutered
Past Continuous
I was accoutering
you were accoutering
he/she/it was accoutering
we were accoutering
you were accoutering
they were accoutering
Past Perfect
I had accoutered
you had accoutered
he/she/it had accoutered
we had accoutered
you had accoutered
they had accoutered
Future
I will accouter
you will accouter
he/she/it will accouter
we will accouter
you will accouter
they will accouter
Future Perfect
I will have accoutered
you will have accoutered
he/she/it will have accoutered
we will have accoutered
you will have accoutered
they will have accoutered
Future Continuous
I will be accoutering
you will be accoutering
he/she/it will be accoutering
we will be accoutering
you will be accoutering
they will be accoutering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been accoutering
you have been accoutering
he/she/it has been accoutering
we have been accoutering
you have been accoutering
they have been accoutering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been accoutering
you will have been accoutering
he/she/it will have been accoutering
we will have been accoutering
you will have been accoutering
they will have been accoutering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been accoutering
you had been accoutering
he/she/it had been accoutering
we had been accoutering
you had been accoutering
they had been accoutering
Conditional
I would accouter
you would accouter
he/she/it would accouter
we would accouter
you would accouter
they would accouter
Past Conditional
I would have accoutered
you would have accoutered
he/she/it would have accoutered
we would have accoutered
you would have accoutered
they would have accoutered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.accouter - provide with military equipmentaccouter - provide with military equipment  
equip, fit out, outfit, fit - provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

accouter

or accoutre
verb
To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose:
References in classic literature ?
Thus accoutered, bog and marsh and undergrowth had no terrors for him.
The doctor had been no less carefully armed and accoutered by his housekeeper, the vigilant Frau Ilsy, and sallied forth in his camlet robe by way of surcoat,[1] his black velvet cap under his cocked hat, a thick clasped book under his arm, a basket of drugs and dried herbs in one hand, and in the other the miraculous rod of divination.
All were working hard; and he himself looked up from writing a page of memoranda in a private room to see Horne Fisher standing in the doorway, accoutered as if for travel.
It is, therefore, necessary take into accouter this possibility by advocating mitigation and mitigation measures for this impact.
He estimates that "a factor of 4 or 5 [times annual income] would not be unreasonable," noting further that many knights were landless, and many a noble family sent two or three expensively equipped family members to Jerusalem.(64) As Mann suggests, in the materially deprived conditions of medieval, feudal Europe, "only a relatively wealthy man could keep a horse and equip himself with body armor."(65) Significantly, many a feudal lord sold his seigniorial rights to future income back to his fiefs for a pittance, often accompanied by a writ of self-denunciation for past oppression and a vow to redeem his errors as part of his contract to raise funds to accouter himself for crusading.(66)
The fully accoutered man has a pot on his shoulder for cigarettes, a pan underfoot for ash and butts, and a lizard's mouth is a matchbox holder.
Art becomes a character in its own right in two paintings that pair a man in contemporary dress with an exotically accoutered Egyptian statue.
Mine owner (and novelist manque) Sebastian (Sebastian Vogler), accoutered with a leopard-print beret, exploits his recruits, including Didier (Roman Bayarri), a failed painter from Dublin who accuses his boss of sexual abuse.
Cincinnatus' cosmic world, as embodied by his cell, is subsumed with his macrocosmic world: this cell is accoutered with a moon (a gnostic symbol) whose light makes Cincinnatus aware of the passage of time.
Pearl is delicate, and I for one could feel the ghost of General George Patton frowning at me if I wore a handgun so accoutered. Patton's own choice of ivory is more "usable," but it still tends to yellow and crack.
they came accoutered in pants and long hair, and such unisex had been