Meaning of outfit

out•fit

Pronunciation: (out'fit"), [key]
— n., v., -fit•ted, -fit•ting.
—n.
  1. an assemblage of articles that equip a person for a particular task, role, trade, etc.: an explorer's outfit.
  2. a set of usually matching or harmonious garments and accessories worn together; coordinated costume; ensemble: a new spring outfit.
  3. a set of articles for any purpose: a cooking outfit.
  4. a group associated in an undertaking requiring close cooperation, as a military unit.
  5. a business firm engaged in a particular form of commercial enterprise: a construction outfit.
  6. any company, party, or set.
  7. the act of fitting out or equipping for any purpose, as for a voyage, journey, or expedition.
  8. mental, physical, or moral equipment.
—v.t.
  1. to furnish with an outfit, equipment, etc.; fit out; equip: to outfit an expedition to the South Pole.
  2. to finish equipping (a vessel) at a dock.
—v.i.
  1. to furnish oneself with an outfit.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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