English version

kit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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kitkit1 /kɪt/ ●●○ S3 noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]EQUIPMENT 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 kit2 [countable] something that you buy in parts and put together yourself 🔊 model kits for making boats 🔊 kit cars3 [uncountable] electronic equipment, especially computers and computer software 🔊 The new kit includes wireless keyboard and gaming headset.4 [countable, uncountable] British EnglishCLOTHES a set of clothes and equipment that you use for a particular purpose such as playing a sport 🔊 sports kit 🔊 football kits5 [uncountable]CLOTHES 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 off7 → the whole kit and caboodle → drum kit, first aid kit, tool kit
Examples from the Corpus
kit• a model airplane kit• He's going to have an allergy kit there.• Glossaries in each kit define pertinent medical terms.• I told the children to put on their gym kit and go outside.• Attach my tiny shaving kit to my tinier toothbrush pouch and insert them into my Stuffed Shirt Case.• Roz keeps her squash kit at the office and plays at lunchtime.• There should be a survival kit of some kind, and a first-aid box.• But what if you test kit is faulty?• But the kit was delivered on time.• These kits make things easy for kids.• This kit can be obtained or ordered from your supplier.
kitkit2 verb (kitted, kitting) 🔊 🔊 → kit somebody/something ↔ out/up→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
kit• These included tying lots of cushions to the Goblin, making parachutes, and kitting him out with wings.• Do you know of a reputable dress hire shop in my area who will be able to kit me out?• Alternatively any of the tackle shops can kit you with the vice and enough thread and feathers to get you started.
From Longman Business Dictionarykitkit /kɪt/ noun [countable] a set of equipment, materials etc, used for a particular purpose1500 publicinformation kits were produced and mailed directly to social service agencies.The company also markets a £200upgrade kit (=something which brings existing equipment up-to-date). → press kit
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Verb table
kit
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theykit
he, she, itkits
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theykitted
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave kitted
he, she, ithas kitted
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad kitted
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill kit
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have kitted
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam kitting
he, she, itis kitting
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you, we, theyare kitting
Past
I, he, she, itwas kitting
you, we, theywere kitting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been kitting
he, she, ithas been kitting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been kitting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be kitting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been kitting
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