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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war;
[syn: arming, armament, equipping]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Equip \E*quip"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Equipped; p. pr. & vb. n. Equipping.] [F. ['e]quiper to supply, fit out, orig. said of a ship, OF. esquiper to embark; of German origin; cf. OHG. scif, G. schiff, Icel. skip, AS. scip. See Ship.] 1. To furnish for service, or against a need or exigency; to fit out; to supply with whatever is necessary to efficient action in any way; to provide with arms or an armament, stores, munitions, rigging, etc.; -- said esp. of ships and of troops. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Gave orders for equipping a considerable fleet. --Ludlow. [1913 Webster] 2. To dress up; to array; accouter. [1913 Webster] The country are led astray in following the town, and equipped in a ridiculous habit, when they fancy themselves in the height of the mode. --Addison. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

equipping n 1: the act of equiping with weapons in preparation for war [syn: arming, armament, equipping] [ant: disarmament, disarming]