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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-koo-ter]
    • /əˈku tər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-koo-ter]
    • /əˈku tər/

Definitions of accoutered word

  • verb with object accoutered to equip or outfit, especially with military clothes, equipment, etc. 1
  • noun accoutered Simple past tense and past participle of accouter. 1

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Origin of accoutered

First appearance:

before 1600
One of the 39% oldest English words
1600-10; earlier accou(s)tre < French accoutrer, Old French acou(s)trer to arrange, accommodate, equip, perhaps < Vulgar Latin *accō(n)s(ū)tūrāre to sew together, mend (see ac-, couture), though loss of 2nd -ū- is unexplained

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Parts of speech for Accoutered


accoutered popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 68% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

accoutered usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for accoutered

adjective accoutered

  • fitted — adapted or suited; appropriate: This water isn't fit for drinking. A long-necked giraffe is fit for browsing treetops.
  • armed — Someone who is armed is carrying a weapon, usually a gun.
  • equipped — Supply with the necessary items for a particular purpose.
  • accoutred — equipped or dressed in a particular way
  • equipt — Equipment.

Antonyms for accoutered

verb accoutered

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