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English verb: equip

1. equip (possession) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

SamplesThe expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities.

Synonymsfit, fit out, outfit

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody with something

Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply

Narrower (hyponym)accouter, accoutre, adorn, appoint, armor, armour, clothe, collar, commission, fin, fuse, horseshoe, instrument, invest, kit, kit out, kit up, mechanise, mechanize, motorise, motorize, motorize, motorize, muzzle, re-equip, refit, rejig, rig, set, set up, shaft, spar, spur, stave, stock, turn out, wire

2. equip (change) provide with abilities or understanding

SamplesShe was never equipped to be a dancer.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)enable

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