Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of equipping or fitting out, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or an expedition.
  • noun 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.
  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.
  • noun 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.
  • noun 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 WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

equip +‎ -ment

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