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.
“Gave orders for equipping a considerable fleet. rfdatek|lang=en|Ludlow”
To dress up; to array; accouter.
“The country are led astray in following the town, and equipped in a ridiculous habit, when they fancy themselves in the height of the mode. rfdatek|lang=en|Addison”
To prepare (someone) with a skill
abbreviation of equipment
archaic spelling of equipped