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Synonyms for dress

put on clothes

Synonyms

  • put on clothes
  • don clothes
  • slip on or into something

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bandage

arrange

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dress down

Synonyms

  • dress casually
  • dress informally
  • be untidy

dress up: put on fancy dress

Synonyms

  • put on fancy dress
  • wear a costume
  • disguise yourself

dress up: dress formally

Synonyms

  • dress formally
  • dress for dinner
  • doll yourself up
  • put on your best bib and tucker
  • put on your glad rags

Synonyms for dress

to furnish with decorations

to apply therapeutic materials to (a wound)

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to prepare (soil) for the planting and raising of crops

dress up: to dress in formal or special clothing

a set or style of clothing

a one-piece skirted outer garment for women and children

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Synonyms for dress

put a finish on

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kill and prepare for market or consumption

arrange in ranks

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

provide with decoration

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cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of

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

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convert into leather

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apply a bandage or medication to

arrange attractively

suitable for formal occasions

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(of an occasion) requiring formal clothes

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References in classic literature ?
I must have something to match my dress, and blue inside," said Fanny, bringing out her ribbon boxes.
It will be done in time, and the dress likewise, so look your prettiest, and accept my blessing," continued Polly, seeing that Fan liked her raillery.
You ought to have seen the little witch laugh in her sleeve when any one admired the dress, for she wore it all summer and looked as pretty as a pink in it.
Wragge, throwing the shawl over the dress in a sudden fit of desperation.
Or perhaps I should say, unpleasant remembrances of that dress belonging to your niece?
Lecount displayed on hearing that the dress in the wardrobe was the very dress in which Magdalen happened to be attired at the awful moment when the ghost vanished, encouraged Mrs.
A figure all in yellow white, with but one shoe to the feet; and it hung so, that I could see that the faded trimmings of the dress were like earthy paper, and that the face was Miss Havisham's, with a movement going over the whole countenance as if she were trying to call to me.
Janet sat and smiled, looking horribly uncomfortable in her hideous dress, and John Douglas sat without smiling.
To go to church in a faded print dress, with a shabby little old sun-hat and worn shoes
Are you really going to church to-morrow in that dress, Sis?
We were all waiting in the orchard for the Story Girl who had not begun to dress for church until Cecily and Felicity were ready.
The Story Girl wore her school print dress and hat also, and was gloveless and heavy shod.
Moffat, she saw a happy, bright-eyed face in the mirror, as she laid her ferns against her rippling hair and fastened the roses in the dress that didn't strike her as so very shabby now.
Do you think she'd be offended if we offered to lend her a dress for Thursday?
Moffat, who judged others by herself, and the sensible resolution to be contented with the simple wardrobe which suited a poor man's daughter was weakened by the unnecessary pity of girls who thought a shabby dress one of the greatest calamities under heaven.