Definitions for outfitˈaʊtˌfɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

out•fitˈaʊtˌfɪt(n.; v.)-fit•ted, -fit•ting.

  1. (n.)an assemblage of gear for a particular task or role:

    a cowboy's outfit.

  2. a set of usu. harmonious garments and accessories worn together:

    a new spring outfit.

    Category: Clothing

  3. a set of articles for any purpose:

    a barbecue outfit.

  4. a military unit.

  5. a business firm engaged in a particular commercial enterprise:

    a construction outfit.

    Category: Business

  6. any company, party, or set.

  7. the act of equipping for any purpose.

  8. (v.t.)to furnish with an outfit.

  9. (v.i.)to furnish oneself with an outfit.

Origin of outfit:

1755–65

out′fit`ter(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outfit(noun)

    any cohesive unit such as a military company

  2. outfit, getup, rig, turnout(noun)

    a set of clothing (with accessories)

    "his getup was exceedingly elegant"

  3. kit, outfit(verb)

    gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose

  4. equip, fit, fit out, outfit(verb)

    provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

    "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. outfit(noun)ˈaʊtˌfɪt

    a set of clothes that look good together

    a new outfit for the party

  2. outfit(verb)ˈaʊtˌfɪt

    to give sb or sth the equipment they need to do sth

    a company that outfits public parks

Wiktionary

  1. outfit(Noun)

    A set of clothing (with accessories).

    She wore a fashionable outfit with matching purse and shoes.

  2. outfit(Noun)

    gear consisting of a set of articles or tools for a specified purpose

  3. outfit(Noun)

    Any cohesive group of people; a unit; such as a military company.

  4. outfit(Noun)

    A business or firm.

    Should we buy it here, or do you think the outfit across town will have a better deal?

  5. outfit(Noun)

    A sports team

  6. outfit(Verb)

    To provide with, usually for a specific purpose.

    "The expedition was outfitted with proper clothing, food, and other necessities"

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'outfit' in Nouns Frequency: #2827


Translations for outfit

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

outfit(noun)

a set of clothes, especially for a particular occasion

a wedding outfit.

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