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Definition: Equipment

What is the dictionary definition of Equipment?

Dictionary Definition

1. The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.
2. Whatever is used in equipping something or someone, for example, things needed for an expedition or voyage.

Full Definition of Equipment

Tangible property (other than land or buildings) that is used in the operations of a business. Examples of equipment include devices, machines, tools, and vehicles.

Synonyms For Equipment

gear, apparatus, device, outfit, tackle

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Equipment. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 28, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Equipment. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: September 28, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Equipment. Retrieved September 28, 2021, from website:

Definition Sources

Definitions for Equipment are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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