equip equip  /ɪ ˈkwɪp/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
  2. (v) provide with abilities or understanding

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Usage(s):

  1. Their idea was that a new parts shipment could re-equip 144 later.
  2. We need to equip our soldiers better and faster.
  3. Because people initially welcome the imposed piety but then gradually realize it doesn't equip them to meet the challenges of getting through life, life becomes a morbid burden.

News

  1. Supreme Court OKs anti-porn filters in public librariesLast modified at 12:13 a.m. on Tuesday, June 24, 2003clear="all"

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Monday the government can require public libraries to equip computers with anti-pornography filters, rejecting librarians' complaints that the law amounts to censorship.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Grand Island Independent

  2. Search for drowning victim in Chattooga River to resume Monday

    Crew members equip a raft before paddling down to Sockem Dog Rapid on Saturday. LONG CREEK, S.C. - The third day of a recovery effort proved fruitless Sunday in the search for the body of a Florida man who was thrown from a commercial raft on the Chattooga Wild and Scenic River on Wednesday.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: AccessNorthGa.com

  3. France makes new offers on military equipment to Qatar: report

    DOHA (Reuters) - France has made new offers on supplying military equipment to Qatar and is optimistic about the outcome, French President Francois Hollande said in an interview published on Sunday. France is the top military supplier to the Gulf state and has been hoping to sign a contract to equip Qatar's air force with Rafale fighter planes made by Dassault. "We supply light and modern arms ...
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "Congress must equip President Obama with a full range of tools to deal with the threats posed by Iran," Dodd said on the Senate floor.
    on Sep 29, 2009 By: Chris Dodd Source: Reuters India

  2. "Helping to train and equip host nation forces in the midst of an insurgency is akin to building an advanced aircraft while it is in flight, while it is being designed, and while it is being shot at. There is nothing easy about it," he said....
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: Vancouver Sun

  3. "The Bush administration has failed to create a plan to fully equip and train our troops, bring them home safely and soon, and provide our veterans with the quality care they deserve," House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California said. "Extending...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Nancy Pelosi Source: CNN International

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