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  • n  a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
  • n  clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    battle dress
  • n  clothing in general
    fastidious about his dress
  • v  put on clothes
    we had to dress quickly
    dress the patient
    Can the child dress by herself?
  • v  provide with clothes or put clothes on
    Parents must feed and dress their child
  • v  put a finish on
    dress the surface smooth
  • v  dress in a certain manner
    She dresses in the latest Paris fashion
    he dressed up in a suit and tie
  • v  dress or groom with elaborate care
    She likes to dress when going to the opera
  • v  kill and prepare for market or consumption
    dress a turkey
  • v  arrange in ranks
    dress troops
  • v  decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
  • v  provide with decoration
    dress the windows
  • v  put a dressing on
    dress the salads
  • v  cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
    dress the plants in the garden
  • v  cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width
  • v  convert into leather
    dress the tanned skins
  • v  apply a bandage or medication to
    dress the victim's wounds
  • v  give a neat appearance to
    dress the horses
  • v  arrange attractively
    dress my hair for the wedding
  • s  suitable for formal occasions
    a full-dress uniform
    dress shoes
  • s  (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes
    a dress dinner
    a full-dress ceremony

  • I think he'd like to dress her.
  • She started with several hats and "one dress, but a tasteful dress," added sweaters, and within five years had made Maison Chanel a fashion house to reckon with.
  • A model wears a tent dress at the 3.
News & Articles


  • Tilda Swinton in ABC News
    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."
  • Oprah Winfrey in FOXNews
    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."
  • Muammer Guler in Wall Street Journal
    Some officers would be under cover, disguised as street vendors or "even in Santa Claus dress," Guler said.

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