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Synonyms for dress

put on clothes

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

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bandage

arrange

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dress down

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  • dress casually
  • dress informally
  • be untidy

dress up: put on fancy dress

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

dress up: dress formally

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  • 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 ?
"And you wish that I should make him a dress, similar to those of the Epicureans?" answered Percerin.
"An Epicurean's dress?" asked D'Artagnan, in a tone of inquiry.
The little princess got up, rang for the maid, and hurriedly and merrily began to devise and carry out a plan of how Princess Mary should be dressed. Princess Mary's self-esteem was wounded by the fact that the arrival of a suitor agitated her, and still more so by both her companions' not having the least conception that it could be otherwise.
I 'll give her the dress, and not take a penny for it," cried Fan, flushing up with mingled anger toward Trix and gratitude to Belle.
Now rip that dress for Jenny to put in order, and I 'll toss you up a bonnet in less than no time," said Polly, determined to have things go smoothly, for she knew Fan's feelings had been a good deal tried lately, in many ways.
A majestic simplicity in the form of a woman imperatively demands a majestic simplicity in the form of that woman's dress. The laws of costume are classical; the laws of costume must not be trifled with!
So it dresses in black coats and trousers, and black hats, and black boots, and, dear me, it is such a very respectable gentleman--to think it could ever have gone gadding about as a troubadour or a knight-errant, dressed in all those fancy colors!
But they were dressed for a photographic studio, not for a river picnic.
She was dressed in rich materials - satins, and lace, and silks - all of white.
Then she put on her dress which sparkled like the stars, and went into the ball-room in it; and the king danced with her again, and thought she had never looked so beautiful as she did then.
Dressed in a beautiful, fashionably-made black silk dress, with a fluffy white shawl over her shoulders, and her snowy hair surmounted by a dainty lace cap, she might have posed as a grandmother doll.
"Oh, I can see you don't like the dresses! What is the matter with them?
"There are times--just times--when she seems to belong more among the grown-ups than among us," I said, reluctantly, "especially when she puts on her bridesmaid dress."
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.
Strangely enough, everything about it was shaggy, although so new and beautiful, and he sighed with contentment to realize that he could now be finely dressed and still be the shaggy man.