Equipment etymology


English word equipment comes from English equip, English pyramid

Etymology of equipment

Detailed word origin of equipment

Dictionary entry Language Definition
equip English (en) (transitive) To dress up; to array; accouter.. (transitive) To furnish for service, or against a need or exigency; to fit out; to supply with whatever is necessary to efficient action in any way; to provide with arms or an armament, stores, munitions, rigging, etc.; -- said especially of ships and of troops.. (transitive) To prepare (someone) with a skill.
pyramid English (en) (intransitive) To employ, or take part in, a pyramid scheme.. (transitive, genetics) To combine (a series of genes) into a single genotype.. To build up or be arranged in the form of a pyramid (UK, dated) The game of pool in which the balls are placed in the form of a triangle at spot.. (card games) The triangular layout of cards in the game of Pyramid.. (card games, uncountable) . (a [...]
equipment English (en) The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.. Whatever is used in equipping something or someone, for example things needed for an expedition or voyage.