- n a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
- n clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
- 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
- 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
- s (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes
a dress dinner
a full-dress ceremony
- A model wears a tent dress at the 3.
- 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.
- 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.