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fit someone or something out

(for something) to equip someone or something for something; to outfit someone or something for something. We are going to fit our boat out so we can live on it during a long cruise. We fit out the children in funny costumes for Halloween.
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fit someone or something out (with something)

to provide or furnish someone or something with something. They fit out the campers with everything they needed. They fit them out for only $140.
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fit out

Also, fit up. Equip or supply what is needed, as in They promised to fit out the expedition free of charge. This expression, dating from the late 1600s, originally was confined to furnishing a ship or other vessel with supplies, repairs, and the like. By the 1720s it was being used more broadly, as it still is.
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fit out

v.
To dress or decorate something or someone: We'll fit you out with an excellent suit for the party. The tailor fit out the entire bridal party yesterday.
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The study also identified the top projects in 2010 with considerable potential for interiors and fit outs contractors.
Midlands design specialists Systems by Design has completed two major fit outs totalling 75,000 sq ft of office space at Birmingham's iconic Fort Dunlop - set to be the new home of the Post and Mail later this year.
The company has just opened a new office on Ludgate Hill, recruited a Midland managing director, Jeremy Eddies, and has landed its first contract - a pounds 2 million deal to fit out the new Cable & Wireless offices in the Mailbox.
The company, which bought office space on the 21st floor of the 27-storey building, also announced Dadabhai Construction had been selected to carry out interior decoration and fit outs of international standards at the new premises.
RICS is already heavily engaged in many of the areas highlighted in the report and is taking the initiative on key issues such as establishing a method for measuring embodied carbon, investigating the use of Building Information Modelling, developing the Ska environmental assessment tool for sustainable building fit outs and working on the proposals for the Green Deal which is intended to revolutionise the energy efficiency of British properties.
They are able to offer brand new factory fit outs, upgrading of existing equipment, servicing and repair of SB products as well as an extensive range of spare parts in the UK.
Lesh brings more than 15 years of corporate real estate experience in managing corporate interiors, retail fit outs and mission critical data centers.
Summary: A burgeoning GCC real estate sector collectively valued at US$ one trillion inclusive of residential, retail, leisure and commercial sectors is driving the demand for fit outs in the region announced CMPi UAE, organizers of Fit-Out Middle East scheduled to take place at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre on 17th and 18th November 2008.
With the last piece of its facade panel now in place, work will resume on extensive internal fit outs, followed by landscaping works around the building.
The expansion programme enables the company to accommodate more vessels for fit outs, tests and trials.
Bahrain-based idworks, a specialist provider of one stop solutions for interior fit outs, has appointed Donn O'Shaughnessy as its new managing director.
Much of his work involves healthcare-related fit outs, including medical office buildings, hospitals, surgery center and doctor's offices, among other specialized facilities.
But, as joint supervisors for Peugeot Citroen's cutting edge technical centre in Coventry, they lead a 30-strong team offering a range of specialist services from complex, one-off bodywork and mechanical repair jobs to multiple vehicle fit outs for police officers all over the UK.