dress

phonetic symbol: / drés / 

dress - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ clothing in general
e.g.)
・fastidious about his dress
apparel , clothes , wearing apparel

[ noun ]
■ clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
e.g.)
・battle dress
attire , garb

[ noun ]
■ a one-piece garment for a woman
■ has skirt and bodice
frock

[ verb ]
■ arrange attractively
e.g.)
・dress my hair for the wedding
arrange , coif , coiffe , coiffure , do , set

[ verb ]
■ dress or groom with elaborate care
e.g.)
・She likes to dress when going to the opera
plume , preen , primp

[ verb ]
■ dress in a certain manner
e.g.)
・She dresses in the latest Paris fashion
・he dressed up in a suit and tie
dress up

[ verb ]
■ give a neat appearance to
e.g.)
・dress the horses
curry , groom

[ verb ]
■ put on clothes
e.g.)
・we had to dress quickly
・dress the patient
・Can the child dress by herself?
get dressed

[ verb ]
■ provide with clothes or put clothes on
e.g.)
・Parents must feed and dress their child
apparel , clothe , enclothe , fit out , garb , garment , habilitate , raiment , tog

[ verb ]
■ apply a bandage or medication to
e.g.)
・dress the victim's wounds

[ verb ]
■ convert into leather
e.g.)
・dress the tanned skins

[ verb ]
■ kill and prepare for market or consumption
e.g.)
・dress a turkey
dress out

[ verb ]
■ cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width

[ verb ]
■ put a finish on
e.g.)
・dress the surface smooth

[ verb ]
■ cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
e.g.)
・dress the plants in the garden
clip , crop , cut back , lop , prune , snip , trim

[ verb ]
■ put a dressing on
e.g.)
・dress the salads

[ verb ]
■ provide with decoration
e.g.)
・dress the windows
decorate

[ verb ]
■ decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
garnish , trim

[ verb ]
■ arrange in ranks
e.g.)
・dress troops
line up

[ adjective satellite ]
■ (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes
e.g.)
・a dress dinner
・a full-dress ceremony
full-dress

[ adjective satellite ]
■ suitable for formal occasions
e.g.)
・a full-dress uniform
・dress shoes
full-dress

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