1. A set of tools or equipment for a specialized purpose: a welder's outfit. See Synonyms at equipment.
2. A set of clothing, often with accessories: What outfit are you wearing to the party?
3. Informal An association of persons, especially a military unit or a business organization.
4. The act of equipping: the leader's outfit of the expedition.
tr.v. out·fit·ted, out·fit·ting, out·fits
To provide with necessary equipment: This store outfits skiers. See Synonyms at furnish.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition copyright ©2018 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The American Heritage Dictionary Blog
Check out our blog, updated regularly, for new words and revised definitions, interesting images from the 5th edition, discussions of usage, and more.