Meaning of EQUIPMENT in English


/i kwip"meuhnt/ , n.

1. anything kept, furnished, or provided for a specific purpose.

2. the act of equipping a person or thing.

3. the state of being equipped.

4. the personal knowledge and skill required for a task, occupation, etc.: He has the necessary equipment for law.

5. the rolling stock of a railroad.

[ 1710-20; EQUIP + -MENT ]

Syn. 1. apparatus, paraphernalia, accouterment.

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