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outfit

out·fit

outfit

 
 
pronunciation:
aUt fIt
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a set of articles assembled for a particular activity.
The camping outfit included a tent, stakes, and ropes, among other things.If you're serious about riding, you'll need a proper riding outfit.
synonyms:
accouterment, appurtenances, equipage, equipment, gear, habiliments, paraphernalia, rig
similar words:
costume, habit, kit, set, tackle
definition 2: a set of complementing clothes, or a one-piece garment that extends at least from hips to shoulders.
Those shorts and that top make a great outfit.These cotton outfits for the baby are adorable.
synonyms:
ensemble
similar words:
clothes, clothing, costume, getup, guise, rig, suit
definition 3: a group of people organized to carry out a particular activity, esp. of a military or business nature.
We were in the same outfit when we were in the army.
synonyms:
company, corps, crew, unit
similar words:
armada, band, group, organization, party, staff
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: outfits, outfitted, outfitting
definition: to supply with an outfit; equip.
The outdoor store outfitted us for our rafting trip.
synonyms:
accouter, attire, clothe, costume, deck, dress, equip, fit, rig
similar words:
adorn, apparel, arm, array, caparison, furnish, prepare, provide, supply, uniform
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to supply oneself with an outfit.
synonyms:
dress
similar words:
arm, prepare
derivation: outfitter (n.)
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