verb (used with object), e·quipped, e·quip·ping.
- equinoctial year,
- equipartition of energy
Origin of equip
Examples from the Web for well-equipped
They are well-equipped thanks to the modern weaponry and tanks the ISIS fighters captured from the Iraqi army.
To be effective, strikes must be accompanied by well-equipped and trained military forces on the ground.Syrian Rebels: We’ll Use U.S. Weapons to Fight Assad, Whether Obama Likes It or Not|Josh Rogin|September 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We talk about the failure of Thai education…how do you expect the people to be well-equipped to vote?Anti-Thaksin Protesters Are Thailand’s Tea Partiers|Lennox Samuels|December 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Across Libya people lack jobs, decent healthcare, and well-equipped schools for their children.
A well-equipped laboratory and sewing-room furnish the basis for some thorough work.The New Education|Scott Nearing
The famous Catorce mining district is situated in this state, and some well-equipped modern installations exist here.Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
She returned the fire as well as she could; but was no match for the well-equipped and daring pirate.The Real America in Romance, Volume 6;|John R. Musick
Every well-equipped student of the Classics has probably read them all.The Mediaeval Mind (Volume II of II)|Henry Osborn Taylor
With a few unarmed peasants he was called to meet large armies of well-equipped and well-trained Greek mercenaries.Biblical Geography and History|Charles Foster Kent
adjective (well equipped when postpositive)
verb equips, equipping or equipped (tr)
Word Origin for equip
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.