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1 provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities" [syn: fit, fit out, outfit]
2 provide with abilities or understanding; "She was never equipped to be a dancer" [also: equipping, equipped]equipped adj
1 provided or fitted out with what is necessary or useful or appropriate; "a well equipped playground"; "a ship equipped with every mechanical aid to navigation" [syn: equipt] [ant: unequipped]
2 provided with whatever is necessary for a purpose (as furniture or equipment or authority); "a furnished apartment"; "a completely furnished toolbox" [syn: furnished] [ant: unfurnished]
3 furnished with all equipment needed for voyaging [syn: fitted out(p)]
4 prepared with proper equipment; "equipped for service in the Arctic" [syn: fitted out(p)]
5 carrying weapons [syn: weaponed]equipped See equip

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  1. past of equip

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accoutered, all ready, all set, armed, armed and ready, booted and spurred, briefed, catered, coached, cocked, endowed, familiarized, fitted, fitted out, furnished, good and ready, groomed, heeled, in arms, in battle array, in readiness, in the saddle, informed, invested, loaded, loaded for bear, mature, mobilized, on the mark, outfitted, planned, prearranged, prepared, prepared and ready, prepped, primed, provided, psyched up, purveyed, ready, ready for anything, rigged, ripe, set, supplied, up in arms, vigilant, well-prepared
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