verb (used with object), e·quipped, e·quip·ping.
Origin of equip
Examples from the Web for equipped
But Carson, who cites his lack of political experience as a strength, may not be equipped to play in such a strong GOP field.Ben Carson’s Bizarrely Serious, Seriously Bizarre Campaign Crew|Olivia Nuzzi|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Equipped with sensors, the benches will be able to provide data on weather conditions, noise, and air quality.
The basic Acacia model, equipped with seven branches that have a combined capacity of 1.4 kilowatts, costs $100,000.
In the meantime, the ship is equipped with the range of missiles carried by Navy warships.Can the Navy's $12 Billion Stealth Destroyer Stay Afloat?|Dave Majumdar|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They can only be grateful to be equipped and trained with full body hazmat suits complete with hooded face masks.
As he advanced volunteers came riding in armed and equipped, till he was at the head of thirteen hundred men.Historical Tales, Vol. 2 (of 15)|Charles Morris
In the case of rapid-fire guns explain how to adjust firing mechanism, percussion, and electric (if so equipped).The Gunner's Examiner|Harold E. Cloke
Mr. Frankenstein said that the stage manager told him that the Iroquois stage was not equipped with a true fire curtain.Chicago's Awful Theater Horror|Various
It should be equipped with a large boiler for boiling oatmeal and meat in.Practical Skunk Raising|William Edwin Pratt
On August 3, Aerodrome No. 5, equipped with these superposed surfaces, was launched.Langley Memoir on Mechanical Flight, Parts I and II|S. P. (Samuel Pierpont) Langley and Charles M. (Charles Matthews) Manly
British Dictionary definitions for equipped
verb equips, equipping or equipped (tr)
Word Origin for equip
Word Origin and History for equipped
1520s, from Middle French équiper "to fit out," from Old French esquiper "fit out a ship" (12c.), probably from Old Norse skipa "fit out a ship," from skip "ship" (see ship (n.)). Related: Equipped; equipping. Spanish and Portuguese esquipar are from French.