Definition of 'equip'
Video: pronunciation of 'equip'
Example sentences containing 'equip'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Most experts agree that it is not equipped to handle a serious crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Yet he feels well equipped to deal with it. The Sun (2016)You're superbly equipped to deal with recent ups and downs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Actually, they're better equipped to deal with these. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some are better equipped to handle the stress than others. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They were not equipped to deal with the threat which they should have been familiar with. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The vehicle is equipped with emergency equipment for use en route to hospital. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is not equipped to handle the wild peaks and troughs typical of wind production. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Britain is well equipped to deal with tough global conditions. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But if the ship had been properly equipped with the right resources and decisive leadership it would succeed. Christianity Today (2000)Police on the scene were ill equipped to cope with the mob and armed only with basic riot gear. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Both sides should be properly equipped. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He quickened in fine style here last time and is well equipped to deal with a slow pace if it gets tactical. The Sun (2008)First, an observation team equipped with monitoring equipment slipped into position around the safe house. Times, Sunday Times (2007)What suddenly makes Britain uniquely ill equipped to provide such a choice? Times, Sunday Times (2013)We weren't properly equipped and we will make sure we are the next time. Times, Sunday Times (2015)For all its intellectual firepower, the unit was dangerously ill equipped and badly prepared. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He also pointed to the importance of making sure that British troops are properly equipped. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are growing up facing problems they're not equipped to handle and they are suffering for it. The Sun (2015)But we felt we were best equipped to deal with those problems and give him the best chance to reproduce what we know he can. The Sun (2007)All his venues are now equipped to handle digital, though only 10% currently do. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The first of three shipments from German army reserves will equip 4,000 soldiers by the end of the month. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They were furnished and equipped to cavalry regiment standards with silver, military prints on the walls, costly vintages and rich food. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)
Trends of 'equip'
In Common Usage. equip is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'equip'
British English: equip VERB
If you equip a person or thing with something, you give them the tools or equipment that are needed.
They try to equip their vehicles with gadgets to deal with every possible contingency.
Definition of equip from the Collins English Dictionary
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Meme Ban, Heart Age & Collagin: September’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this September with Robert Groves.
Collins Reference Catalogue 2019
View our new 2019 reference catalogue. From dictionaries, phrasebooks, language learning, atlases and maps, general reference and puzzles, you'll be sure to find books that appeal to you.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.