Equipped



[ih-kwip] /ɪˈkwɪp/

verb (used with object), equipped, equipping.
1.
to furnish or provide with whatever is needed for use or for any undertaking; fit out, as a ship or army:
They spent several thousand dollars to equip their boat.
2.
to dress; array:
He equipped himself in all his finery.
3.
to furnish with intellectual or emotional resources; prepare:
Education and travel have equipped her to deal with all sorts of people.
/ɪˈkwɪp/
verb (transitive) equips, equipping, 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
v.

1520s, from Middle French équiper “to fit out,” from Old French esquiper “fit out a ship” (12c.), probably from Old Norse skipa “fit out a ship,” from skip “ship” (see ship (n.)). Related: Equipped; equipping. Spanish and Portuguese esquipar are from French.

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