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Synonyms for dress

Synonyms for (noun) dress

Synonyms: apparel, dress, clothes, wearing apparel Definition: clothing in general Usage: she was refined in her choice of apparel; he always bought his clothes at the same store; fastidious about his dress

Similar words: clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, article of clothing, habiliment Definition: a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

Synonyms: attire, garb, dress Definition: clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion Usage: formal attire; battle dress

Similar words: clothing, vesture, wear, wearable, article of clothing, habiliment Definition: a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

Synonyms: dress, frock Definition: a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice

Similar words: woman's clothing Definition: clothing that is designed for women to wear

Synonyms for (verb) dress

Synonyms: set, coif, coiffe, coiffure, do, dress, arrange Definition: arrange attractively Usage: dress my hair for the wedding

Similar words: groom, neaten Definition: care for one's external appearance Usage: He is always well-groomed

Synonyms: dress, preen, primp, plume Definition: dress or groom with elaborate care Usage: She likes to dress when going to the opera

Similar words: trick out, trick up, tog out, tog up, prink, rig out, dress up, deck out, deck up, attire, overdress, get up, gussy up, fig out, fig up, fancy up Definition: put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive Usage: She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera; The young girls were all fancied up for the party

Synonyms: dress, dress up Definition: dress in a certain manner Usage: She dresses in the latest Paris fashion; he dressed up in a suit and tie

Similar words: get dressed, dress Definition: put on clothes Usage: we had to dress quickly; dress the patient; Can the child dress by herself?

Synonyms: dress, curry, groom Definition: give a neat appearance to Usage: groom the dogs; dress the horses

Similar words: embellish, fancify, prettify, beautify Definition: make more beautiful

Synonyms: get dressed, dress Definition: put on clothes Usage: we had to dress quickly; dress the patient; Can the child dress by herself?

Similar words: change Definition: undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature Usage: She changed completely as she grew older; The weather changed last night

Synonyms: apparel, clothe, fit out, garb, garment, enclothe, habilitate, raiment, tog, dress Definition: provide with clothes or put clothes on Usage: Parents must feed and dress their child

Similar words: turn, change state Definition: undergo a transformation or a change of position or action Usage: We turned from Socialism to Capitalism; The people turned against the President when he stole the election

Synonyms: dress Definition: apply a bandage or medication to Usage: dress the victim's wounds

Similar words: treat, care for Definition: provide treatment for Usage: The doctor treated my broken leg; The nurses cared for the bomb victims; The patient must be treated right away or she will die; Treat the infection with antibiotics

Synonyms: dress Definition: convert into leather Usage: dress the tanned skins

Similar words: convert Definition: change the nature, purpose, or function of something Usage: convert lead into gold; convert hotels into jails; convert slaves to laborers

Synonyms: dress, dress out Definition: kill and prepare for market or consumption Usage: dress a turkey

Similar words: ready, prepare, make, cook, fix Definition: prepare for eating by applying heat Usage: Cook me dinner, please; can you make me an omelette?; fix breakfast for the guests, please

Synonyms: dress Definition: cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width

Similar words: trim, pare Definition: remove the edges from and cut down to the desired size Usage: pare one's fingernails; trim the photograph; trim lumber

Synonyms: dress Definition: put a finish on Usage: dress the surface smooth

Similar words: finish Definition: provide with a finish Usage: The carpenter finished the table beautifully; this shirt is not finished properly

Synonyms: snip, prune, trim, cut back, dress, crop, lop, clip Definition: cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of Usage: dress the plants in the garden

Similar words: thin out Definition: make sparse Usage: thin out the young plants

Synonyms: dress Definition: put a dressing on Usage: dress the salads

Similar words: apply, put on Definition: apply to a surface Usage: She applied paint to the back of the house; Put on make-up!

Synonyms: decorate, dress Definition: provide with decoration Usage: dress the windows

Similar words: set up, arrange Definition: put into a proper or systematic order Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order

Synonyms: dress, trim, garnish Definition: decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods

Similar words: embellish, decorate, beautify, adorn, grace, ornament Definition: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc. Usage: Decorate the room for the party; beautify yourself for the special day

Synonyms: line up, dress Definition: arrange in ranks Usage: dress troops

Similar words: position Definition: cause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation

Synonyms for (adjective) dress

Synonyms: dress, full-dress Definition: (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes Usage: a dress dinner; a full-dress ceremony

Similar words: formal Definition: being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress) Usage: pay one's formal respects; formal dress; a formal ball; the requirement was only formal and often ignored; a formal education

Synonyms: full-dress, dress Definition: suitable for formal occasions Usage: formal wear; a full-dress uniform; dress shoes

Similar words: formal Definition: being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress) Usage: pay one's formal respects; formal dress; a formal ball; the requirement was only formal and often ignored; a formal education