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DRESS





Definition:

  1. [noun] a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    Synonyms: frock

  2. [noun] clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
    Synonyms: attire, garb

  3. [noun] clothing in general; "she was refined in her choice of apparel"; "he always bought his clothes at the same store"; "fastidious about his dress"
    Synonyms: apparel, wearing apparel, clothes

  4. [verb] put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
    Synonyms: get ed

  5. [verb] provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"
    Synonyms: clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel

  6. [verb] put a finish on; "dress the surface smooth"

  7. [verb] dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"
    Synonyms: up

  8. [verb] dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera"
    Synonyms: preen, primp, plume

  9. [verb] kill and prepare for market or consumption; "dress a turkey"
    Synonyms: out

  10. [verb] arrange in ranks; "dress troops"
    Synonyms: line up

  11. [verb] decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
    Synonyms: trim, garnish

  12. [verb] provide with decoration; "dress the windows"
    Synonyms: decorate

  13. [verb] put a dressing on; "dress the salads"

  14. [verb] cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
    Synonyms: snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, prune, cut back

  15. [verb] cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width

  16. [verb] convert into leather; "dress the tanned skins"

  17. [verb] apply a bandage or medication to; "dress the victim's wounds"

  18. [verb] give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the horses"
    Synonyms: groom, curry

  19. [verb] arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"
    Synonyms: arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure

  20. [adjective] suitable for formal occasions; "formal wear"; "a full-dress uniform"; "dress shoes"
    Synonyms: full-

  21. [adjective] (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; "a dress dinner"; "a full-dress ceremony"
    Synonyms: full-

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