- an assemblage of articles that equip a person for a particular task, role, trade, etc.: an explorer's outfit.
- a set of usually matching or harmonious garments and accessories worn together; coordinated costume; ensemble: a new spring outfit.
- a set of articles for any purpose: a cooking outfit.
- a group associated in an undertaking requiring close cooperation, as a military unit.
- a business firm engaged in a particular form of commercial enterprise: a construction outfit.
- any company, party, or set.
- the act of fitting out or equipping for any purpose, as for a voyage, journey, or expedition.
- mental, physical, or moral equipment.
- to furnish with an outfit, equipment, etc.; fit out; equip: to outfit an expedition to the South Pole.
- Nautical. to finish equipping (a vessel) at a dock.
- to furnish oneself with an outfit.
Origin of outfit
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Examples from the Web for outfitted
Tiger Lily and her tribe, however, were outfitted in semi-realistic outfits (read: nearly naked).‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life
December 5, 2014
To easily switch between sounds, the organ is outfitted with dozens of preset buttons like the kind found in old radios.How to Save Silent Movies: Inside New Jersey’s Cinema Paradiso
October 2, 2014
The price is $399, which means that all 52 officers of the Ferguson Police Department could be outfitted for under $20,800.If Ferguson P.D. Is Too Broke to Buy Body Cameras, Let’s Do It For Them
August 18, 2014
In the restaurant, the ceiling was outfitted with receivers.The KGB Welcomes You to Estonia’s Hotel Viru. Please Mind the Hidden Bugs
July 31, 2014
Since the film is set in the 19th century, Jones was outfitted in a series of Victorian era gowns, replete with bodice and bustle.Felicity Jones Is Bound for Stardom
December 29, 2013
He outfitted a small poling-boat and went up the Porcupine River.Lost Face
He was fed, outfitted, and kept safe from the law that was looking for him.Brand Blotters
William MacLeod Raine
"The Pelican and the Curlew are outfitted for that kind of work," she stated.El Diablo
Quickly he outlined Duke's proposal and explained how they had outfitted the Cub.Smugglers' Reef
We had outfitted in Green River, so the wagons were already loaded.Letters on an Elk Hunt
Elinore Pruitt Stewart
- a set of articles or equipment for a particular task, occupation, etc
- a set of clothes, esp a carefully selected one
- informal any group or association regarded as a cohesive unit, such as a military company, business house, etc
- the act of fitting out
- Canadian (formerly) the annual shipment of trading goods and supplies sent by a fur company to its trading posts
- to furnish or be furnished with an outfit, equipment, etc
Word Origin and History for outfitted
1840, from outfit (n.). Related: Outfitted; outfitting; outfitter.