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1. A set of tools or equipment for a specialized purpose: a welder's outfit. See Synonyms at equipment.
2. A set of clothing, often with accessories: What outfit are you wearing to the party?
3. Informal An association of persons, especially a military unit or a business organization.
4. The act of equipping: the leader's outfit of the expedition.
tr.v. out·fit·ted, out·fit·ting, out·fits
To provide with necessary equipment: This store outfits skiers. See Synonyms at furnish.

out′fit′ter n.


the act of equipping
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outfitting - the act of renovating and fitting out a ship
arming, equipping, armament - the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war
refit - outfitting a ship again (by repairing or replacing parts)
References in classic literature ?
Such time as he could find from the many duties which had devolved upon him in the matter of obtaining and outfitting the schooner, and signing her two mates and crew of fifteen, had been spent with his employer's daughter.
In addition, he spent fully a hundred pounds in outfitting me and buying me a passage from Thursday Island to Shanghai.
Each had put an equal share of capital into the outfitting, and the profits were to he divided equally.