What does equipment mean?

Definitions for equipment
ɪˈkwɪp məntequip·ment

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word equipment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. equipmentnoun

    an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service

Wiktionary

  1. equipmentnoun

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

  2. equipmentnoun

    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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Equipmentnoun

    Etymology: from equip.

ChatGPT

  1. equipment

    Equipment refers to the necessary items, machinery, tools, or devices required to conduct a specific activity or accomplish a certain task. This can include anything from simple tools like hammers and wrenches, to complex machines like computers or vehicles, or specialized apparatus like laboratory or medical devices. Equipment is usually designed and procured with a specific purpose or function in mind.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Equipmentnoun

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

  2. Equipmentnoun

    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

  3. 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  

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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

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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. Nancy La Vigne:

    The fact that our traditional methodologies were developed for people with White skin meant that these nurse practitioners could not detect reported abuse accurately, there is a better methodology out there for women with dark skin pigmentation and we need to distribute it throughout the country so that there’s no excuse to not use the right equipment for the right women.

  2. Pat Patten:

    They can disappear very easily but to survive is another story and that’s really predicated on their plan and their equipment and, of course, their abilities.

  3. Al Caligiuri:

    We can communicate with them, we can answer questions, we can decrease foot traffic in the room and minimize the exposure to staff, and reduce the use of( personal protective equipment) over time.

  4. Anselme Mungwayitheka:

    We didn't have much equipment in this facility, when we received patients, we just had to put on protective gloves. After caring for them, we had to remove the gloves, but the patient had touched almost all the doors.

  5. Angeline Were:

    The boast was overloaded because it was also carrying heavy music equipment, we rescued eight people and shall start a search for the nine.

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