equipping


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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).]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.equipping - the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for warequipping - the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
militarisation, militarization, mobilization, mobilisation - act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: "mobilization of the troops"
outfitting - the act of renovating and fitting out a ship
rearmament - the act of arming again; "he opposed the rearmament of Japan after World War II"
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His mode of equipping the party as ourang-outangs was very simple, but effective enough for his purposes.
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