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 Dictionary entry overview: What does equipped mean? 

EQUIPPED (adjective)
  The adjective EQUIPPED has 4 senses:

1. provided or fitted out with what is necessary or useful or appropriate
2. provided with whatever is necessary for a purpose (as furniture or equipment or authority)
3. prepared with proper equipment
4. carrying weapons

  Familiarity information: EQUIPPED used as an adjective is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

EQUIPPED (adjective)

Sense 1equipped [BACK TO TOP]


Provided or fitted out with what is necessary or useful or appropriate


equipped; equipt

Context examples:

a well equipped playground / a ship equipped with every mechanical aid to navigation


visored (having or provided with a visor or a visor of a particular kind)

transistorised; transistorized ((of an electronic device) equipped with transistors)

prepared (equipped or prepared with necessary intellectual resources)

outfitted (equipped with appropriate wearing apparel and accessories)

helmeted (equipped with or wearing a helmet)

armored; panoplied (equipped with the complete arms and armor of a warrior)

accoutered; accoutred (provided with necessary articles of equipment for a specialized purpose (especially military))


unequipped (without necessary physical or intellectual equipment)

Sense 2equipped [BACK TO TOP]


Provided with whatever is necessary for a purpose (as furniture or equipment or authority)


furnished; equipped

Context examples:

a furnished apartment / a completely furnished toolbox


well-appointed; well-found (having a full array of suitable equipment or furnishings)

appointed (provided with furnishing and accessories (especially of a tasteful kind))

fitted out; outfitted (furnished with essential equipment for a particular occupation or undertaking occupation)

furnished with; provided with; supplied with (having a supply of)

stocked; stocked with (furnished with more than enough)

volumed (furnished with volumes)

Domain category:

article of furniture; furniture; piece of furniture (furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy)

Sense 3equipped [BACK TO TOP]


Prepared with proper equipment


fitted out; equipped

Context example:

equipped for service in the Arctic


prepared (made ready or fit or suitable beforehand)

Sense 4equipped [BACK TO TOP]


Carrying weapons


weaponed; equipped


armed ((used of persons or the military) characterized by having or bearing arms)

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