outfit

You can use the noun outfit to mean clothes that go together, like a shirt and pants that you always wear to job interviews. You might have spent hours choosing your first-day-of-school outfit.

An outfit is often selected for a special occasion, like a graduation outfit, an outfit for your cousin's party, or your rodeo outfit. An outfit is also a kit or set of tools that serve a specific purpose, and as a verb it means "provide with" or "equip." A girl scout leader, for example, will outfit her troops with water and sunblock for a long hike on a sunny summer day.

Primary Meanings of outfit

1.
nv
a set of clothing (with accessories)
provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
2.
n
any cohesive unit such as a military company
Full Definitions of outfit
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n a set of clothing (with accessories)

Synonyms:
getup, rig, turnout
Types:
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bib-and-tucker
an attractive outfit
ensemble
a coordinated outfit (set of clothing)
playsuit
a sports outfit for women or children; usually consists of shorts and a blouse
trousseau
the personal outfit of a bride; clothes and accessories and linens
sailor suit
a boy's ensemble; copied from a sailor's uniform
Type of:
attire, dress, garb
clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

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

Synonyms:
kit
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carpenter's kit, tool kit
a set of carpenter's tools
first-aid kit
kit consisting of a set of bandages and medicines for giving first aid
layette
kit consisting of a complete outfit (clothing and accessories) for a new baby
mess kit
kit containing a metal dish and eating utensils; used by soldiers and campers
sewing kit
a kit of articles used in sewing
Type of:
appurtenance, gear, paraphernalia
equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.

v provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose

Synonyms:
equip, fit, fit out
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rig, set, set up
equip with sails or masts
mechanise, mechanize, motorise, motorize
equip with armed and armored motor vehicles
fuse
equip with a fuse; provide with a fuse
collar
furnish with a collar
spur
equip with spurs
fin
equip (a car) with fins
motorize
equip with a motor
motorize
equip with a motor vehicle
stock
equip with a stock
horseshoe
equip (a horse) with a horseshoe or horseshoes
turn out
outfit or equip, as with accessories
instrument
equip with instruments for measuring, recording, or controlling
muzzle
fit with a muzzle
kit, kit out, kit up
supply with a set of articles or tools
appoint
furnish
re-equip, rejig
re-equip a factory or plant
refit
fit out again
armor, armour
equip with armor
accouter, accoutre
provide with military equipment
wire
provide with electrical circuits
shaft
equip with a shaft
spar
furnish with spars
stave
furnish with staves
adorn, clothe, invest
furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
commission
put into commission; equip for service; of ships
rewire
provide with new wiring
Type of:
furnish, provide, render, supply
give something useful or necessary to
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n any cohesive unit such as a military company

Type of:
social unit, unit
an organization regarded as part of a larger social group

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