dress dress  /d ˈrɛs/


  1. (n) a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
  2. (n) clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
  3. (n) clothing in general
  4. (v) put on clothes
  5. (v) provide with clothes or put clothes on
  6. (v) put a finish on
  7. (v) dress in a certain manner
  8. (v) dress or groom with elaborate care
  9. (v) kill and prepare for market or consumption
  10. (v) arrange in ranks
  11. (v) decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
  12. (v) provide with decoration
  13. (v) put a dressing on
  14. (v) cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
  15. (v) cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width
  16. (v) convert into leather
  17. (v) apply a bandage or medication to
  18. (v) give a neat appearance to
  19. (v) arrange attractively
  20. (adj) suitable for formal occasions
  21. (adj) (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes


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  1. A model wears a tent dress at the 3.
  2. I think he'd like to dress her.
  3. Haute couturiers get a lot of mileage out of wedding dresses, especially Christian Lacroix.


  1. Tamra Barney’s Wedding Dress: All the Scoop On What She (and the Other Housewives) Wore

    All the scoop on the star's sparkling dress for her big day -- plus what her castmates wore
    on June 18, 2013     Source: People Magazine

  2. Secret Service Agents To Dress Up Like Farmers At This Year's G8 Summit

    THE US SECRET Service will dress as Irish farmers in an attempt to remain incognito while protecting Barack Obama during the G8. The security services have purchased a fleet of tractors for agents to drive around the Lough Erne resort, The Sun reports.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Insider

  3. Dress shop owner turns herself in

    A dress shop owner turned herself in to Brownsville police after allegedly scamming more than a dozen people from getting their dream dress for their special day.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: KGBT 4 Rio Grande Valley

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  1. "I'm still recovering from that moment, and I have absolutely no idea what happened after that," Swinton said. "So, you know, you can tell me my dress fell off and I'd believe you, so don't be cruel."
    on Feb 25, 2008 By: Tilda Swinton Source: ABC News

  2. "I actually haven't picked it," Winfrey said. "I had a dress on the vision board, but I'm not sure that's gonna fit, so I have to work on something else."
    on Dec 5, 2008 By: Oprah Winfrey Source: FOXNews

  3. Some officers would be under cover, disguised as street vendors or "even in Santa Claus dress," Guler said.
    on Dec 31, 2009 By: Muammer Guler Source: Wall Street Journal

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