What does equipment mean?

Definitions for equipment
ɪˈkwɪp məntequip·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word equipment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. equipment(noun)

    an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

Wiktionary

  1. equipment(Noun)

    The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.

  2. equipment(Noun)

    Whatever is used in equipping; necessaries for an expedition or voyage; the collective designation for the articles comprising an outfit; equipage; as, a railroad equipment (locomotives, cars, etc.; for carrying on business); horse equipment; infantry equipment; naval equipment; laboratory equipment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Equipment(noun)

    the act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition

    Etymology: [Cf. F. quipement. See Equip.]

  2. Equipment(noun)

    whatever is used in equipping; necessaries for an expedition or voyage; the collective designation for the articles comprising an outfit; equipage; as, a railroad equipment (locomotives, cars, etc. ; for carrying on business); horse equipments; infantry equipments; naval equipments; laboratory equipments

    Etymology: [Cf. F. quipement. See Equip.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. equipment

    In logistics, all nonexpendable items needed to outfit or equip an individual or organization. See also assembly; component; subassembly; supplies.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. equipment

    The complete outfit of an officer.

Editors Contribution

  1. equipment

    A tool or device created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles for an accurate and specific purpose.

    They had all the equipment they needed to complete the task easily and efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 11, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'equipment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1130

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'equipment' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1715

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'equipment' in Nouns Frequency: #519

How to pronounce equipment?

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How to say equipment in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of equipment in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of equipment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of equipment in a Sentence

  1. Chief Executive Greg Hayes:

    We have seen (aircraft) retirements last year slow down as fuel prices have slowed down, what that means is they are flying the older planes longer. They aren't as anxious perhaps to take some of the new, more expensive equipment and as a result, it's probably good news for us in the aftermarket for a bit here as long as oil prices stay low.

  2. Ken Herbert:

    This could be very disruptive to the extent that Boeing decides to really push economy seats as seller-furnished equipment.

  3. President Vladimir Putin:

    The equipment overreached itself a little bit yesterday.

  4. President Trump:

    That was not in your agreement, i got that after we signed the agreement. I said,' Do me a favor. You've got this missile engine testing site. We know where it is because of the heat.' It's incredible the equipment we have, to be honest with you. I said, can you close it up ?' He's going to close it up.

  5. The FSB:

    As a result of (house) searches a large quantity of computer equipment was confiscated along with communications gear, bank cards in false names, and also financial documents and significant amounts of cash confirming the illegal nature of their activity.

Images & Illustrations of equipment

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