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

Definitions of accoutred word

  • adjective accoutred equipped or dressed in a particular way 3
  • verb with object accoutred to equip or outfit, especially with military clothes, equipment, etc. 1
  • noun accoutred Supplied with essential equipments for a certain intention, particularly military. 1
  • verb accoutred simple past tense and past participle of accoutre. 0
  • adjective accoutred Provided with vital supplies for a precise aim, more specifically for the armed forces. 0

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Origin of accoutred

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 Accoutred


accoutred popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% 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.

accoutred usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for accoutred

adjective accoutred

  • equipped — Supply with the necessary items for a particular purpose.
  • accoutered — to equip or outfit, especially with military clothes, equipment, etc.
  • equipt — Equipment.

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