equipment

  • 1equipment — equipment, apparatus, machinery, paraphernalia, outfit, tackle, gear, matériel are comparable when they mean all the things that are used in a given work or are useful in effecting a given end. Equipment usually covers everything needed for… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 2equipment — equip·ment n: the implements used in an operation or activity; specif in the Uniform Commercial Code: goods that are bought for or used in a business enterprise or by a debtor which is a nonprofit organization or a government agency and that are… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3Equipment — E*quip ment, n. [Cf. F. [ e]quipement. See {Equip}.] 1. The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition. Burke. [1913 Webster] The equipment of the fleet was hastened by De Witt. Hume. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4Equipment — Equipment,das:⇨Ausstattung(2) Equipment(technische)Ausrüstung,Ausstattung,Gerät,Arbeitsgerät …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 5equipment — 1717, “things equipped;” 1748, “action of equipping;” from EQUIP (Cf. equip) + MENT (Cf. ment), or from Fr. équipement. Superseding earlier EQUIPAGE (Cf. equipage) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6equipment — [n] supplies, gear for activity accessories, accompaniments, accouterments, apparatus, appliances, appurtenances, articles, attachments, baggage, belongings, contraptions, contrivances, devices, equipage, facilities, fittings, fixtures,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 7equipment — ► NOUN 1) the items needed for a particular purpose. 2) the process of supplying these items …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8equipment — [ē kwip′mənt, ikwip′mənt] n. 1. an equipping or being equipped 2. whatever a person, group, or thing is equipped with; the special things needed for some purpose; supplies, furnishings, apparatus, etc. 3. goods used in providing service, esp. in… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9equipment — A category of goods defined by Article 9 of the UCC. Equipment is goods used primarily in the operation of a business. It includes professional equipment and farm equipment. Any personal property that is tangible and is not consumer goods, farm… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 10equipment — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ the latest, modern, state of the art, up to date ▪ high tech, sophisticated, technical ▪ expensive …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11equipment — n. 1) hunting; military; office; sports equipment 2) (the) equipment for (equipment for road construction) 3) the equipment to + inf. (do you have enough equipment to do the job?) * * * [ɪ kwɪpmənt] military office sports equipment hunting the… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 12equipment — devices and systems fitted to a vehicle which are either essential or optional, and either fitted by the manufacturer (original equipment) or subsequently by the owner (after market equipment). Also see aftermarket equipment integral equipment… …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 13equipment — noun /ɪˈkwɪpmənt/ a) The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition. The equipment of the fleet was hastened by De Witt. b) Whatever is used in equipping; necessaries for an expedition or voyage; the… …

    Wiktionary

  • 14equipment — 01. Hockey is an expensive sport because children need a lot of [equipment] to play it. 02. Most new cars built today come [equipped] with airbags. 03. It took us a couple of days to properly [equip] ourselves for the hike. 04. He is saving up to …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15Equipment — Gadget (engl.); Ausrüstung; Apparatur; Utensilien; Rüstzeug; Ausstattung; Gerätschaft * * * Equip|ment [ɪ kwɪpmənt , ɪ kvɪpmɛnt ], das; s, s [engl. equipment < frz équipement, zu: équiper, ↑ equipieren] …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 16equipment — e|quip|ment W2S2 [ıˈkwıpmənt] n 1.) [U] the tools, machines, clothes etc that you need to do a particular job or activity ▪ a shop selling camping equipment ▪ some brand new computer equipment piece/bit of equipment ▪ a very useful piece of… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English