To furnish for service, or against a need or exigency; to fit out; to supply with whatever is necessary to efficient action in any way; to provide with arms or an armament, stores, munitions, rigging, etc.; -- said especially of ships and of troops. Dryden. (verb)
To dress up; to array; accouter. (verb)
To prepare (someone) with a skill (verb)
Examples of word equip
Each was to "equip" according to his own fancy, though it was necessary for each to provide himself with a riding horse or mule.
To accomplish this, Oliver and TED want to start an organization to do things such as equip and run community kitchens, source and equip "food theatre" trucks, design creative teaching materials and champion honest food labelling.
Each hero is able to "equip" two units, allowing them to fight in battle.
In other MMO's you can equip your character with trinkets or enchant weapons and armor, in ST: O you can 'equip' your ship with officers and engineers that are unlocked as you make progress.
You also have access to the Captain's Outfitter, which allows you "equip" the items you unlock when completing the new Adventure Planets.