kit out

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kit 1

a. A set of articles or implements used for a specific purpose: a survival kit; a shaving kit.
b. A container for such a set.
2. A set of parts or materials to be assembled: a model airplane kit.
3. A packaged set of related materials: a sales kit.
4. Chiefly British
a. A collection of clothing and other personal effects used for travel or by a soldier.
b. A container, such as a bag or knapsack, for storing or holding such a collection.
Phrasal Verb:
kit out Chiefly British
To provide with clothing or equipment.
the (whole) kit and caboodle Informal
The entire collection or lot.

[Middle English kitte, wooden tub, probably from Middle Dutch.]

kit 2

1. A kitten.
2. One of the young of certain other fur-bearing mammals, especially a fox or rabbit.

[Short for kitten.]

kit 3

A tiny, narrow violin used by dancing masters in the 1600s and 1700s.

[Origin unknown.]
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vb, kits, kitting or kitted
1. (tr, adverb) chiefly Brit to provide with (a kit of personal effects and necessities)
2. (Clothing & Fashion) to provide with (an outfit of clothes)
3. to provide with (an outfit of clothes)
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.kit out - supply with a set of articles or tools
equip, fit out, outfit, fit - provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"
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1. (an outfit of) tools, clothes etc for a particular purpose. He carried his tennis kit in a bag; a repair kit for mending punctures in bicycle tyres.
2. a collection of the materials etc required to make something. He bought a model aeroplane kit.
ˈkitbag noun
a strong bag for holding (usually a soldier's) kit.
kit outpast tense, past participle ˈkitted verb
to provide with all the clothes, tools etc necessary for a particular purpose. The money was spent on kitting out the school football team.
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After a year of planning, training, trying kit out, reading all I could about racing in the Arctic and generally getting stressed, I finally left the UK.
She has amassed an estimated pounds 10 million fortune, but SuBo's brother Gerry revealed that his sister is so skint that she doesn't have the cash to kit out her new pounds 300,000 home.