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Definition of "fit out" [fit out]

  • To provide a thing, a group, a person or oneself with requisites; to kit out. (verb)

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Use "fit out" in a sentence
  • "Duarte de Bareto, who by his office had the superintendance of their naval stores, was commanded to fit out these foysts with all expedition."
  • "In time, however, these commerce-destroying vessels, though approved by Congress in March 1776—“That the inhabitants of these Colonies be permitted to fit out armed vessels, to cruise on the enemies of these United Colonies”—became rivals rather than associates of the navy."
  • "On April 14, Destroyer Division 8 of the U.S. Atlantic Fleet, based in York River, Virginia, departed for Boston to fit out for “long and distant service.”"