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e·quip·ment

equipment

 
 
pronunciation:
ih kwIp mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: things made, or used, for a particular activity.
Ice skates, footballs, and golf clubs are different kinds of sporting equipment.
 
synonyms:
apparatus, gear, outfit
similar words:
appointments, machinery, provisions, rig, rigging, stuff, supplies, tackle, tools
definition 2: the act of equipping.
Desks and books will be needed for the equipment of the school.
synonyms:
furnishing, outfitting, provision, provisions
similar words:
preparation, readying, supplying
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