- Present participle of equip.
Variant of equip
transitive verbequipped, equipping
- to provide with what is needed; outfit: troops equipped for battle
- to prepare by training, instruction, etc.
- to dress (oneself) for a certain purpose
Origin of equipFrench équiper ; from Old French esquiper, to embark, put out to sea, probably ; from Old Norse skipa, to arrange, make ready ; from skip, ship