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Definition of kit verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

kit

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//kɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪt//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they kit
BrE BrE//kɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪt//
 
he / she / it kits
BrE BrE//kɪts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//kɪts//
 
past simple kitted
BrE BrE//ˈkɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪtɪd//
 
past participle kitted
BrE BrE//ˈkɪtɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪtɪd//
 
-ing form kitting
BrE BrE//ˈkɪtɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪtɪŋ//
 
 
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(kitting, kitted) Word Origin Middle English: from Middle Dutch kitte ‘wooden vessel’, of unknown origin. The original sense ‘wooden tub’ was later applied to other containers; the use denoting a soldier's equipment (late 18th cent.) probably arose from the idea of a set of articles packed in a container. Phrasal Verbskit somebody out