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    dress - Dictionary definition and meaning for word dress

    Definition
    (noun) a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    Synonyms : frock
    Definition
    (noun) clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    Synonyms : attire , garb
    Example Sentence
    • formal attire
    • battle dress
    Definition
    (noun) clothing in general
    Example Sentence
    • she was refined in her choice of apparel
    • he always bought his clothes at the same store
    • fastidious about his dress
    Definition
    (verb) put on clothes
    Synonyms : get dressed
    Example Sentence
    • we had to dress quickly
    • dress the patient
    • Can the child dress by herself?
    Definition
    (verb) provide with clothes or put clothes on
    Example Sentence
    • Parents must feed and dress their child
    Definition
    (verb) put a finish on
    Example Sentence
    • dress the surface smooth
    Definition
    (verb) dress in a certain manner
    Synonyms : dress up
    Example Sentence
    • She dresses in the latest Paris fashion
    • he dressed up in a suit and tie
    Definition
    (verb) dress or groom with elaborate care
    Synonyms : plume , preen , primp
    Example Sentence
    • She likes to dress when going to the opera
    Definition
    (verb) kill and prepare for market or consumption
    Synonyms : dress out
    Example Sentence
    • dress a turkey
    Definition
    (verb) arrange in ranks
    Synonyms : line up
    Example Sentence
    • dress troops
    Definition
    (verb) decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
    Synonyms : garnish , trim
    Definition
    (verb) provide with decoration
    Synonyms : decorate
    Example Sentence
    • dress the windows
    Definition
    (verb) put a dressing on
    Example Sentence
    • dress the salads
    Definition
    (verb) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    Synonyms : clip , crop , cut back , lop , prune , snip , trim
    Example Sentence
    • dress the plants in the garden
    Definition
    (verb) cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width Definition
    (verb) convert into leather
    Example Sentence
    • dress the tanned skins
    Definition
    (verb) apply a bandage or medication to
    Example Sentence
    • dress the victim's wounds
    Definition
    (verb) give a neat appearance to
    Synonyms : curry , groom
    Example Sentence
    • groom the dogs
    • dress the horses
    Definition
    (verb) arrange attractively
    Synonyms : arrange , coif , coiffe , coiffure , do , set
    Example Sentence
    • dress my hair for the wedding
    Definition
    (adj) suitable for formal occasions
    Synonyms : full-dress
    Example Sentence
    • formal wear
    • a full-dress uniform
    • dress shoes
    Definition
    (adj) (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes
    Synonyms : full-dress
    Example Sentence
    • a dress dinner
    • a full-dress ceremony
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