Things needed for a task, journey, or other purpose
To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose
A geared wheel
Clothes or other personal belongings
out of gear
I guess your gear is back in your car.
I'll just leave most of my ice climbing gear in the car.
He studiously perused the biking catalogs for the additional gear he would need for the trek and crossed his fingers he'd chosen correctly.
The collection was made up of Shipton's newly purchased, barely used, ice climbing gear, ropes, ice axes, pitons and various garments.
The gate guards were doubled, armed and wearing tactical gear, the perimeter lit by intense floodlights.