Definitions for dress

Definitions for (noun) dress

Main entry: 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

Main entry: attire, garb, dress

Definition: clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

Usage: formal attire; battle dress

Main entry: dress, frock

Definition: a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice

Definitions for (verb) dress

Main entry: set, coif, coiffe, coiffure, do, dress, arrange

Definition: arrange attractively

Usage: dress my hair for the wedding

Main entry: dress, preen, primp, plume

Definition: dress or groom with elaborate care

Usage: She likes to dress when going to the opera

Main entry: 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

Main entry: dress, curry, groom

Definition: give a neat appearance to

Usage: groom the dogs; dress the horses

Main entry: get dressed, dress

Definition: put on clothes

Usage: we had to dress quickly; dress the patient; Can the child dress by herself?

Main entry: 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

Main entry: dress

Definition: apply a bandage or medication to

Usage: dress the victim's wounds

Main entry: dress

Definition: convert into leather

Usage: dress the tanned skins

Main entry: dress, dress out

Definition: kill and prepare for market or consumption

Usage: dress a turkey

Main entry: dress

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

Main entry: dress

Definition: put a finish on

Usage: dress the surface smooth

Main entry: 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

Main entry: dress

Definition: put a dressing on

Usage: dress the salads

Main entry: decorate, dress

Definition: provide with decoration

Usage: dress the windows

Main entry: dress, trim, garnish

Definition: decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods

Main entry: line up, dress

Definition: arrange in ranks

Usage: dress troops

Definitions for (adj) dress

Main entry: dress, full-dress

Definition: (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes

Usage: a dress dinner; a full-dress ceremony

Main entry: full-dress, dress

Definition: suitable for formal occasions

Usage: formal wear; a full-dress uniform; dress shoes

Visual thesaurus for dress