What does outfit mean?

Definitions for outfit
ˈaʊtˌfɪtout·fit

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outfitnoun

    any cohesive unit such as a military company

  2. outfit, getup, rig, turnoutnoun

    a set of clothing (with accessories)

    "his getup was exceedingly elegant"

  3. kit, outfitverb

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

  4. equip, fit, fit out, outfitverb

    provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

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

GCIDE

  1. Outfitnoun

    Hence: Any assemblage of objects required for or used in performing a task; things required as equipment for a task.

  2. Outfitnoun

    A complete ensemble of clothing, selected to form a matching set; a coordinated costume; as, a new Easter outfit.

  3. Outfitnoun

    Any team or party of people.

Wiktionary

  1. outfitnoun

    A set of clothing (with accessories).

    She wore a fashionable outfit with matching purse and shoes.

  2. outfitnoun

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

  3. outfitnoun

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

  4. outfitnoun

    A business or firm.

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

  5. outfitnoun

    A sports team

  6. outfitverb

    To provide with, usually for a specific purpose.

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Outfit

    owt′fit, n. the act of making ready everything required for a journey or a voyage: complete equipment: the articles or the expenses for fitting out: the means for an outfit.—v.t. to fit out, equip.—ns. Out′fitter, one who furnishes outfits; Out′fitting, an outfit: equipment for a voyage.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. outfit

    The stores with which a merchant vessel is fitted out for any voyage. Also, the providing an individual with clothes, &c.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. outfit

    In the British service, is the necessaries, uniform, etc., which an officer provides when he is gazetted to a regiment, or as proceeding to India. No allowance is made for an outfit, excepting in case of officers first promoted from the ranks, when £100 is granted to infantry and £150 to cavalry officers.

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for outfit »

  1. fit out, fit-out

  2. Fit out

  3. Fit-out

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outfit in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outfit in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of outfit in a Sentence

  1. Shannan Edwards:

    I try to outdo myself every year, the best thing is stopping for gas wearing a crazy outfit. If you're wearing a lime-green zebra-striped suit in the middle of the afternoon, people are going to ask questions.

  2. Jef Stokes:

    We outfit quite a few big countries, a lot of sports stars: Roger Federer, Tiger Woods, Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal ... these are all under the Nike umbrella that we produce for.

  3. Jerry Seinfeld:

    The suit is the funniest thing you can wear, the suit is the funniest outfit of all time. It's an outfit... it just looks ridiculous. Because you [ the audience ] knows this guy does not need a suit.

  4. Denise Incandela:

    Over the last few years, we've focused on expanding our assortment of quality, on-trend, accessible fashion to help customers outfit themselves no matter their personal style or budget.

  5. Vice President Joe Biden:

    They act like you're the community's problem, as if you caused the recession, see if these guys get what this is all about, because we've got to change the dismissive contempt that is taking hold in this new outfit.

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Translations for outfit

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  • ملابسArabic
  • OutfitGerman
  • εξάρτυσηGreek
  • tenidaSpanish
  • riietusEstonian
  • varusteet, vaatekerta, liike, puku, joukkue, asu, yksikköFinnish
  • maison, nécessaire, tenue, complet, costumeFrench
  • traxeGalician
  • attrezzatura, completo, tenutaItalian
  • kledingDutch
  • zespół, firma, ubiór, kompania, ekipaPolish
  • costumRomanian
  • группа, обмундирование, снаряжение, компания, фирма, экипировка, подразделениеRussian
  • 裝備Chinese

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