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Clothing of a specified kind for men or women
“Traditional male dress included loose trousers and shirt, with perhaps a robe over that, and a red-felt skullcap.”
A one-piece garment for a woman or girl that covers the body and extends down over the legs
“She wore a black sleeveless dress and a black hat.”
The outward form of someone or something especially as indicative of a quality
“… another version of the Cinderella story but in modern-romance dress.”
Wear clothes in a particular way or of a particular type
“She doesn't dress flamboyantly, instead wearing a black t-shirt and jeans.”
To make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming
“We've kept it simple, warm and welcoming, and have avoided the urge to dress it with rambling roses and ornament of any kind.”
To cover with a bandage
“There was a long pause while Adrian and Brad continued to clean and dress the wounds.”
Put on one's clothes
“I didn't shower, or get dressed, or take care of myself for near on a week.”
Put on clothes appropriate for a formal occasion
“However he requires his retinue and guests always to dress formally for dinner.”
To make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure
“It takes two days to dress a pair of millstones.”
To look after or assist the growth of by labor and care
“… dress the beans by applying fertilizer once a week.”
Dress the crab and shell the prawns.”
“At the correct times the ground about the trees was dressed with sea-sand manure.”
“For these women it was customary to apply cosmetics and to dress their hair in the morning.”
“There was no time to dress ranks properly, and unit organization went by the board as the troopers struggled to form front.”
Relating to or suitable for wearing to an event requiring elegant dress and manners
“… the naval commander wore his dress uniform to the ball.”
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