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dress

 
Adjective dress has 2 senses
  1. full-dress, dress - suitable for formal occasions; "formal wear"; "a full-dress uniform"; "dress shoes"
    Antonym: informal (indirect, via formal)
  2. dress, full-dress - (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; "a dress dinner"; "a full-dress ceremony"
    Antonym: informal (indirect, via formal)
Noun dress has 3 senses
  1. dress, frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    --1 is a kind of garment
    --1 has parts:
     bodice; neckline; slide fastener, zip, zipper, zip-fastener; hemline
    --1 has particulars:
     caftan, kaftan; chemise, sack, shift; coatdress; cocktail dress, sheath; dirndl; gown; jumper, pinafore, pinny; kirtle; morning dress; Mother Hubbard, muumuu; polonaise; sari, saree; shirtdress
  2. attire, garb, dress - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
    --2 is a kind of clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear
    --2 has particulars:
     ao dai; costume; costume; costume; costume; disguise; ecclesiastical attire, ecclesiastical robe; finery; formalwear, eveningwear, evening dress, evening clothes; habit; hairpiece, false hair, postiche; morning dress; outfit, getup, rig, turnout; sportswear, athletic wear, activewear
    Derived form: verb dress4
  3. apparel, wearing apparel, dress, clothes - clothing in general; "she was refined in her choice of apparel"; "he always bought his clothes at the same store"; "fastidious about his dress"
    --3 is a kind of clothing, article of clothing, vesture, wear
    Derived forms: verb dress5, verb dress2, verb dress1
Verb dress has 16 senses
  1. dress, get dressed - put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
    --1 is one way to change
    Antonyms: undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel
    Derived forms: noun dress3, noun dresser3, noun dressing6
    Sample sentences:
    They dress
    They dress themselves
  2. dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel - provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"
    --2 is one way to change state, turn
    Antonyms: undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel
    Derived forms: noun dress3, noun dresser3, noun dressing6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. dress - put a finish on; "dress the surface smooth"
    --3 is one way to
    finish
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. dress, dress up - dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"
    --4 is one way to dress, get dressed
    Derived forms: noun dress2, noun dresser2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. preen, primp, plume, dress - dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera"
    --5 is one way to dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out, overdress
    Derived form: noun dress3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s somebody
  6. dress, dress out - kill and prepare for market or consumption; "dress a turkey"
    --6 is one way to cook, fix, ready, make, prepare
    Derived form: noun dressing2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  7. dress, line up - arrange in ranks; "dress troops"
    --7 is one way to position
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  8. trim, garnish, dress - decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
    --8 is one way to decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify
    Sample sentence:
    The chefs dress the vegetables
  9. dress, decorate - provide with decoration; "dress the windows"
    --9 is one way to arrange, set up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  10. dress - put a dressing on; "dress the salads"
    --10 is one way to
    put on, apply
    Derived form: noun dressing1
    Sample sentence:
    The chefs dress the vegetables
  11. snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back - cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
    --11 is one way to thin out
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  12. dress - cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width
    --12 is one way to
    pare, trim
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  13. dress - convert into leather; "dress the tanned skins"
    --13 is one way to
    convert, change over
    Derived form: noun dressing5
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  14. dress - apply a bandage or medication to; "dress the victim's wounds"
    --14 is one way to
    treat, care for
    Derived forms: noun dressing4, noun dressing7
    Sample sentence:
    Did he dress his foot?
  15. dress, groom, curry - give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the horses"
    --15 is one way to beautify, embellish, prettify
    Sample sentence:
    They dress the animals
  16. dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure - arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"
    --16 is one way to groom, neaten
    Sample sentence:
    They dress their hair
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