Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act of equipping or the state of being equipped.
  • n. Something with which a person, an organization, or a thing is equipped.
  • n. The rolling stock especially of a transportation system.
  • n. The qualities or traits that make up the mental and emotional resources of an individual.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.
  • n. Whatever is used in equipping; necessaries for an expedition or voyage; the collective designation for the articles comprising an outfit; equipage; as, a railroad equipment (locomotives, cars, etc.; for carrying on business); horse equipment; infantry equipment; naval equipment; laboratory equipment.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.
  • n. Whatever is used in equipping; necessaries for an expedition or voyage; the collective designation for the articles comprising an outfit; equipage; ; for carrying on business); horse equipments; infantry equipments; naval equipments; laboratory equipments.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of equipping or fitting out, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or an expedition.
  • n. Anything that is used in or provided for equipping, as furniture, habiliments, warlike apparatus, necessaries for an expedition or for a voyage, or the knowledge and skill necessary for a vocation: as, the equipments of a hotel, a ship, or a railroad; the equipment of a man for the ministry, or for the law.
  • n. Specifically pl. Milit., certain of the necessaries for officers and soldiers, as horses, horse-appointments, and accoutrements; the clothes, arms, etc., of a soldier, or certain furnishings for artillery.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

Etymologies

equip +‎ -ment (Wiktionary)

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