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well-equipped

e·quip
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ih-kwip]
    • /wɛl ɪˈkwɪpt/
    • /wel ɪˈkwɪpt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ih-kwip]
    • /wɛl ɪˈkwɪpt/

Definitions of well-equipped word

  • verb with object well-equipped to furnish or provide with whatever is needed for use or for any undertaking; fit out, as a ship or army: They spent several thousand dollars to equip their boat. 1
  • verb with object well-equipped to dress; array: He equipped himself in all his finery. 1
  • verb with object well-equipped to furnish with intellectual or emotional resources; prepare: Education and travel have equipped her to deal with all sorts of people. 1
  • adjective well-equipped having sufficient equipment, supplies, or abilities 0

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Origin of well-equipped

First appearance:

before 1515
One of the 27% oldest English words
1515-25; < Middle French equiper, Old French esquiper to fit out, equip, probably < Old Norse skipa to put in order, arrange, man (a ship)

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Parts of speech for Well-equipped

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

well-equipped popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 86% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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