kit

kit
kit1 [kıt] n
[Date: 1300-1400; : Dutch; Origin: kitte 'container for liquid']
1.)
a set of tools, equipment etc that you use for a particular purpose or activity
Sally keeps her make-up kit in her bag.
a bike repair kit
a shaving kit
a drum kit
2.)
something that you buy in parts and put together yourself
model kits for making boats
kit cars
3.) [U]
electronic equipment, especially computers and computer software
The new kit includes a CD-ROM and DAT drive.
4.) [U and C] BrE
a set of clothes and equipment that you use for a particular purpose such as playing a sport
sports kit
football kits
5.) [U]
a set of clothes and equipment used by soldiers, ↑sailors, etc
The soldiers are trained to jump from the planes with full kit on.
6.) get your kit off
BrE informal to take your clothes off
7.) the whole kit and caboodle
old-fashioned everything
kit 2
kit2 v past tense and past participle kitted present participle kitting
kit out/up [kit sb/sth<=>out/up] phr v
if someone or something is kitted out with clothes or equipment, they are provided with the clothes or equipment needed for an activity
kit somebody/something<=>out/up with/in
The studio is lavishly kitted out with camera equipment.
Mark was kitted up in mountaineering skis, boots, and equipment.

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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Synonyms:
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