outfit


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Outfit \Out"fit\, n.
   1. A fitting out, or equipment, as of a ship for a voyage, or
      of a person for an expedition in an unoccupied region or
      residence in a foreign land; the expense of, or allowance
      made for, equipment, as by the government of the United
      States to a diplomatic agent going abroad.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. Hence: Any assemblage of objects required for or used in
      performing a task; things required as equipment for a
      task.
      [PJC]

   3. A complete ensemble of clothing, selected to form a
      matching set; a coordinated costume; as, a new Easter
      outfit.
      [PJC]

   4. A business enterprise; as, what outfit do you work for?.
      [informal]
      [PJC]

   5. Any team or party of people.
      [PJC]
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