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. 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"

GCIDE

  1. Outfit(n.)

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

  2. Outfit(n.)

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

  3. Outfit(n.)

    Any team or party of people.

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"

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.

Editors Contribution

  1. Outfit

    The term outfit could also be used in referring to a particular company or organization. It doesn't only refer to clothes meant for outing (dressing)

    l have already informed the CEO of your outfit to meet the deadline giving by the Internal Revenue Service for the payment of yearly Taxes.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 7, 2017  

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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How to say outfit in sign language?

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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. Anuj Somany:

    A black crow does not become a white dove by putting on its body the same color dress or paint; Similarly, a self-indulgent wearing any colour of devout outfit and giving a sermon in a soft, seamless and sweet accent to a large number of selfish disciples does not become a spiritual master or saint.

  2. Anthony Bourdain:

    I sort of feel in a heartfelt way for Guy [Fieri]. I wonder about him. He’s 52 years-old and still rolling around in the flame outfit . . . What does he do? How does Guy Fieri de-douche?

  3. Katherine Timpf of Fox News:

    The father who flipped out about it, 'What am I going to tell my kid about why she's in that outfit? ' tell them that a giant slug captured me and forced me to wear that stupid outfit, and then I killed him because I didn't like it. And then I took it off. Backstage.

  4. Rebecca Morton:

    I wore the same outfit as I wore to graduation to all eleven of my exams and no university officials raised any issues with it, even though part of the invigilators’ job at examinations is to police subfusc, as a result I assumed the outfit was fine and wore it to graduation – hence my anger and confusion when I wasn’t allowed into the ceremony.

  5. Aurora Berill:

    A beautiful choker can instantly make a statement and enhance any outfit.

Images & Illustrations of outfit

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Translations for outfit

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  • ملابسArabic
  • OutfitGerman
  • εξάρτυσηGreek
  • tenidaSpanish
  • riietusEstonian
  • varusteet, yksikkö, vaatekerta, liike, puku, joukkue, asuFinnish
  • maison, tenue, complet, costume, nécessaireFrench
  • traxeGalician
  • tenuta, completo, attrezzaturaItalian
  • kledingDutch
  • ekipa, kompania, ubiór, zespół, firmaPolish
  • costumRomanian
  • подразделение, экипировка, фирма, снаряжение, группа, обмундирование, компанияRussian
  • 裝備Chinese

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