[ tool-kit ]

  1. a collection of tools or other useful equipment typically kept in a box or case: a carpenter’s toolkit.

  2. a collection of expert skills, knowledge, procedures, or information for a particular topic or activity: I wanted to expand my toolkit, see more successes, and have better control over my projects.

Origin of toolkit

First recorded in 1960–65; tool + kit1

Words Nearby toolkit Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use toolkit in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for toolkit


/ (ˈtuːlˌkɪt) /

  1. a set of tools designed to be used together or for a particular purpose

  2. software designed to perform a specific function, esp to solve a problem: your on-line printer toolkit

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