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(Archaic) A ship's outfit or furnishings, as rigging, anchor, guns, etc.
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  1. (Archaic) A ship's outfit or furnishings, as rigging, anchor, guns, etc.
  2. Clothing, especially outer garments; attire.
  3. Clothing; garments; attire
The antlers of a deer.
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  1. The antlers of a deer.
  2. Clothes, esp. fine or rich apparel; finery
  3. Clothing or array; apparel.
The process of grooming and dressing oneself
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  1. The process of grooming and dressing oneself
  2. A gown or costume.
  3. Dress; attire
A tunic, mantle, or long coat formerly worn by men
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  1. A tunic, mantle, or long coat formerly worn by men
  2. A robe worn by friars, monks, etc.
  3. A woman's dress.
A nightgown, nightshirt, etc.
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  1. A nightgown, nightshirt, etc.
  2. A distinctive outer robe worn on ceremonial occasions, as by scholars or clerics.
  3. A long, usually formal dress for a woman.
A loose jacket or blouse
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  1. A loose jacket or blouse
  2. A loose, protective garment worn over other clothes.
  3. A sleeveless dress worn over a blouse or sweater.
A covering or receptacle resembling this, as the membrane around a muscle, a leaf base enveloping a stem of grass, etc.
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  1. A covering or receptacle resembling this, as the membrane around a muscle, a leaf base enveloping a stem of grass, etc.
  2. A usually close-fitting case or covering for a blade, as of a sword.
  3. A woman's closefitting dress
A dress of short to medium length esp. for semiformal occasions
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  1. A dress of short to medium length esp. for semiformal occasions
Another term for an evening dress, an elegant dress worn by women.
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  1. Another term for an evening dress, an elegant dress worn by women.
  2. A woman's formal dress.
Alternative form of ballgown.
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Something, such as a gown or social affair, that is formal in nature.
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  1. Something, such as a gown or social affair, that is formal in nature.
  2. A formal dance or ball
  3. A woman's evening dress
A group of things used together; a set or collection:
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  1. A group of things used together; a set or collection:
  2. The act or an instance of courting a woman; courtship:
  3. An outfit worn for a special activity:
Something like a skirt, as a flap hanging from the side of a saddle or one covering the legs of a sofa, chair, etc.
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  1. Something like a skirt, as a flap hanging from the side of a saddle or one covering the legs of a sofa, chair, etc.
  2. A piece of fabric that extends over or beyond something to afford protection.
  3. A spray skirt.
A long, plain, close-fitting jacket, usually having a stiff high collar and worn as part of a uniform.
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  1. A long, plain, close-fitting jacket, usually having a stiff high collar and worn as part of a uniform.
  2. A loose-fitting garment, sleeved or sleeveless, extending to the knees and worn by men and women especially in ancient Greece and Rome.
  3. A loose-fitting women's garment that falls to the hip or thigh and is often worn over leggings or pants.
An academic gown.
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  1. An academic gown.
  2. A bathrobe or dressing gown
  3. (Archaic) Clothes; costume; dress
A woman's undergarment; a slip or chemise.
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  1. A woman's undergarment; a slip or chemise.
  2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) A change of clothing
  3. A loose dress that hangs straight with no waistline
(Informal) A bed, mattress, or sleeping bag:
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  1. (Informal) A bed, mattress, or sleeping bag:
  2. A bag, especially one made of strong material for holding grain or objects in bulk.
  3. A short, loosefitting jacket worn by women
A knitted dress that is shaped like a long, straight-sided pullover sweater
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  1. A knitted dress that is shaped like a long, straight-sided pullover sweater
  2. Alternative form of sweater dress.
  3. A knitted dress, especially of wool, worn for warmth.
A garment having no strap or straps.
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  1. A garment having no strap or straps.
A garment that is wrapped around the body and tied.
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  1. A garment that is wrapped around the body and tied.
  2. (Computing) Word wrap, the word processing feature that moves text on to the next line if it will not fit on the current one.
  3. A wraparound garment, esp. a skirt
The traditional dress of women in the Indian Subcontinent; an outer garment consisting of a single length of cotton or silk, most often with one end wrapped around the waist to form a skirt, the other draped over the shoulder or head.
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  1. The traditional dress of women in the Indian Subcontinent; an outer garment consisting of a single length of cotton or silk, most often with one end wrapped around the waist to form a skirt, the other draped over the shoulder or head.
A full, long, loose dress for women, typically in a bright print as originally worn in Hawaii
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  1. A full, long, loose dress for women, typically in a bright print as originally worn in Hawaii
A loose one-piece outer garment worn in public by male citizens in ancient Rome.
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  1. A loose one-piece outer garment worn in public by male citizens in ancient Rome.
  2. (Dated) an older spelling of Tonga, used until the mid 1940s.
  3. A robe of office; a professional or ceremonial gown.
A long dress with a high collar and slit skirt, traditionally worn by Chinese women.
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  1. A long dress with a high collar and slit skirt, traditionally worn by Chinese women.
  2. A high-necked, closefitting dress with the skirt slit partway up the sides, traditionally worn by Chinese women
Any fairly cheap dress, as of printed cotton, worn at home for housework, etc.
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  1. Any fairly cheap dress, as of printed cotton, worn at home for housework, etc.
  2. A simple washable dress worn for housework.
(Archaic) A chemise, or sliplike undergarment
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  1. (Archaic) A chemise, or sliplike undergarment
  2. A loose coatlike outer garment, often worn to protect the clothes while working.
  3. A loose-fitting woman's or girl's dress or top having smocking at the bust
Cotton cloth for such garments
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  1. Cotton cloth for such garments
  2. A length of cloth that is wrapped around the waist and tied, worn by women as a skirt.
  3. The principal garment of men and women in the Malay Archipelago, the East Indies, etc., consisting of a long strip of cloth, often brightly colored and printed, worn like a skirt
(US, Canada) A bathrobe.
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  1. (US, Canada) A bathrobe.
  2. A woman's garment, typically long and loose, for casual wear at home
To put on (clothing).
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  1. To put on (clothing).
  2. To assume or take on:
  3. To put on (a garment, etc.); dress in (a certain color or material)
To become impaired, consumed, or diminished by constant use, friction, etc.
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  1. To become impaired, consumed, or diminished by constant use, friction, etc.
  2. To carry or have on one's person as covering, adornment, or protection:
  3. To wear a sailing vessel
To clothe; dress:
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  1. To clothe; dress:
  2. To clothe; dress; attire
To put clothes on; dress:
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  1. To put clothes on; dress:
  2. To put clothes on; dress
  3. To cover as if with clothing:
To put on a robe or robes.
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  1. To put on a robe or robes.
  2. To cover or dress in a robe or in something that functions like a robe:
  3. To dress in or cover with a robe or robes
To dress, esp. in fine garments; clothe; array
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  1. To dress, esp. in fine garments; clothe; array
To adorn or embellish.
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  1. To adorn or embellish.
  2. To clothe or dress.
To design or furnish costumes for.
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  1. To design or furnish costumes for.
  2. To provide with a costume; put a costume on; dress
To hang or fall in folds, as a garment, cloth, etc.
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  1. To hang or fall in folds, as a garment, cloth, etc.
  2. To cover, hang, or decorate with cloth in loose folds:
  3. To cover, dress, or hang with cloth in loose folds.
Numerical data ordered in a linear fashion, by magnitude.
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  1. Numerical data ordered in a linear fashion, by magnitude.
  2. A group of people called into court at the same time for potential jury duty. From such a group the members of a jury or juries will be selected. A group of people called into court at the same time for potential jury duty. From such a group the members of a jury or juries will be selected. The members of such a group who are empaneled to be a jury. To empanel a jury for a trial. The list of empaneled jurors. To call out the names of the jurors as each is empaneled.
  3. To dress, especially in fine clothes; adorn.
In commercial law, to buy, or the purchase of, goods on the open market that are similar to those that a seller of such goods had promised, but failed, to deliver. Under the Uniform Commercial Code, the buyer is entitled from the seller the difference between the cost of the substituted goods and the original contract price if the buyer acted in good faith and without unreasonable delay when obtaining the substituted goods.
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  1. In commercial law, to buy, or the purchase of, goods on the open market that are similar to those that a seller of such goods had promised, but failed, to deliver. Under the Uniform Commercial Code, the buyer is entitled from the seller the difference between the cost of the substituted goods and the original contract price if the buyer acted in good faith and without unreasonable delay when obtaining the substituted goods.
  2. To record or perform a cover of
  3. To overlay or spread with something:
To enter an unfavourable state.
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  1. To enter an unfavourable state.
  2. To make behave uncharacteristically.
  3. To reach into an object.
(Slang) To attempt; to undertake.
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  1. (Slang) To attempt; to undertake.
  2. To test the look or fit of (a garment) by wearing it.
(Idiomatic) To put on some clothes rapidly.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To put on some clothes rapidly.
To rapidly put on (clothes).
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  1. To rapidly put on (clothes).
  1. To repair or refurbish.
  2. To provide (someone) (with something); to furnish.
(Idiomatic) To refresh, revamp; to freshen or improve something, especially its appearance
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  1. (Idiomatic) To refresh, revamp; to freshen or improve something, especially its appearance
  2. (Idiomatic) To dress or arrange smartly, elegantly, and neatly
To present in a favorable light.
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  1. To present in a favorable light.
  2. (Intransitive) To wear fancy dress.
  3. (Intransitive) To wear a costume.
To wear too many clothes for a particular occasion.
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  1. To wear too many clothes for a particular occasion.
  2. To dress (oneself) more formally or elaborately than appropriate or desirable.
  3. To wear clothing which is too elaborate or formal for a particular occasion.
(Intransitive) To put on warm clothes.
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  1. (Intransitive) To put on warm clothes.
To clothe with finery; adorn. Often used with out:
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  1. To clothe with finery; adorn. Often used with out:
  2. To cover with ornaments; adorn; trim
  3. (Sometimes with out) To dress (someone) up, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance
To dress oneself or another in formal or ostentatious clothing as if for a special occasion
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(Informal, of a motor vehicle, etc.) To mod or customize an object, typically for the purposes of personalization and enhancing performance capabilities such as the ability to perform stunts.
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  1. (Informal, of a motor vehicle, etc.) To mod or customize an object, typically for the purposes of personalization and enhancing performance capabilities such as the ability to perform stunts.
  2. (Informal, of a person or thing) To dress or decorate in an especially fancy, elaborate, or excessive manner.
To dress (oneself, for example) too informally for an occasion:
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  1. To dress (oneself, for example) too informally for an occasion:
  2. To dress too informally for an occasion:
  3. (Intransitive) To dress in insufficiently formal clothes.
To design or furnish costumes for.
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  1. To design or furnish costumes for.
  2. To provide with a costume; put a costume on; dress
To provide with, usually for a specific purpose.
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  1. To provide with, usually for a specific purpose.
  2. To obtain an outfit
  3. To furnish or equip, as with an outfit; fit out
(Idiomatic) To provide a thing, a group, a person or oneself with requisites; to kit out.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To provide a thing, a group, a person or oneself with requisites; to kit out.
To train for a particular purpose
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  1. To train for a particular purpose
  2. To clean the fur, feathers, etc. of itself or another animal, often as a social activity
  3. To prepare, as for a specific position or purpose:
To put decorations on; ornament
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  1. To put decorations on; ornament
  2. To be an ornament to; add beauty, splendor, or distinction to
  3. To enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments:
To furnish with ornaments:
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  1. To furnish with ornaments:
  2. To furnish with ornaments or be an ornament to; decorate; beautify
  3. To be an ornament to:
To give the required care or attention (to)
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  1. To give the required care or attention (to)
  2. To take care of (a sick person, for example).
  3. To accompany as a circumstance or follow as a result:
To subject to a process, action, or change, especially to a chemical or physical process or application:
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  1. To subject to a process, action, or change, especially to a chemical or physical process or application:
  2. To provide with food, entertainment, or gifts at one's own expense:
  3. To give medical aid to counteract (a disease or condition):
To put a bandage on (an injured part or person)
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  1. To put a bandage on (an injured part or person)
  2. To apply a bandage to.
To make clean, pure, etc.; clean; purge
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  1. To make clean, pure, etc.; clean; purge
  2. To free from dirt, defilement, or guilt; purge or clean.
  3. To treat with a regimen intended to remove impurities and promote health:
(Economics) To place (gold) in safekeeping so as not to affect the supply of money or credit.
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  1. (Economics) To place (gold) in safekeeping so as not to affect the supply of money or credit.
  2. To make free of living microorganisms, as by subjecting to great heat or chemical action
  3. To eliminate the ability of a person or animal to produce offspring, as by altering or removing the reproductive organs.
To deaden, as to feelings or moral scruples; callous.
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  1. To deaden, as to feelings or moral scruples; callous.
  2. To burn or sear with a cautery, as in surgical procedures.
  3. To burn with a hot needle, a laser, a caustic substance, or an electric current, so as to remove dead or unwanted tissue, prevent the spread of infection, seal blood vessels, etc.
To be or become tight, hard, or stiff
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  1. To be or become tight, hard, or stiff
  2. To combine with, form a bond with, or be taken up by a chemical or chemical structure. An enzyme, for example, is structured in such a way as to be able to bind with its substrate.
  3. To cause to cohere or stick together in a mass:
To cover, smear, overlay, etc. with or as with plaster
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  1. To cover, smear, overlay, etc. with or as with plaster
  2. To apply plaster.
  3. To cover or hide with or as if with a coat of plaster:
To seal by sewing.
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To adorn or embellish.
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  1. To adorn or embellish.
  2. To clothe or dress.
To dress or clothe, especially in fine or elaborate garments.
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  1. To dress or clothe, especially in fine or elaborate garments.
To put clothes on; dress:
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  1. To put clothes on; dress:
  2. To cover as if with clothing:
  3. To put clothes on; dress
To clothe; dress:
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  1. To clothe; dress:
  2. To clothe; dress; attire
To cover with, or as with, a garment; clothe
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  1. To cover with, or as with, a garment; clothe
  2. To clothe; dress.
(Rare) To vest or settle (a power or right) in a person, legislative body, etc.
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  1. (Rare) To vest or settle (a power or right) in a person, legislative body, etc.
  2. To put (money) into business, real estate, stocks, bonds, etc. for the purpose of obtaining an income or profit
  3. To spend or devote for future advantage or benefit:
To dress or clothe:
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  1. To dress or clothe:
To adorn or ornament in a showy fashion.
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  1. To adorn or ornament in a showy fashion.
  2. To cover with decorations; adorn
To furnish with or as if with a deck.
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  1. To furnish with or as if with a deck.
  2. To decorate:
  3. To cover with ornaments; adorn; trim
To paint or wallpaper
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  1. To paint or wallpaper
  2. To plan or implement the interior decoration of a house, room, office, etc.
  3. To plan and arrange the colors, furnishings, etc. of
To improve (an account or report) by adding details, often of a fictitious or imaginary kind; touch up
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  1. To improve (an account or report) by adding details, often of a fictitious or imaginary kind; touch up
  2. To add grace notes, syncopated accents, trills, etc. to (a melody)
  3. To decorate or improve by adding detail; ornament; adorn
To decorate (food) with something that adds color or flavor
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  1. To decorate (food) with something that adds color or flavor
  2. To enhance in appearance by adding decorative touches; embellish:
  3. To decorate; adorn; embellish; trim
To furnish with ornaments:
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  1. To furnish with ornaments:
  2. To be an ornament to:
  3. To furnish with ornaments or be an ornament to; decorate; beautify
To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
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  1. To remove (excess or unwanted parts):
  2. To decorate or embellish as by adding ornaments, contrasting materials, etc.
  3. To decorate, especially by adding a border or contrasting element:
To apply a bandage to.
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  1. To apply a bandage to.
  2. To put a bandage on (an injured part or person)
To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
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  1. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
  2. To bandage:
  3. To bandage
To break up the surface soil around (plants) in order to destroy weeds, prevent crusting, and preserve moisture
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  1. To break up the surface soil around (plants) in order to destroy weeds, prevent crusting, and preserve moisture
  2. To improve and prepare (land), as by plowing or fertilizing, for raising crops; till.
  3. To prepare and use (soil or land) for growing crops; till
To grow (microorganisms or cells) in a specially prepared medium
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  1. To grow (microorganisms or cells) in a specially prepared medium
  2. To grow (microorganisms or other living matter) in a specially prepared nutrient medium.
  3. To use a substance as a medium for culture:
(With to) To look after (e.g. an ill person.) [from the early 14th c.]
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  1. (With to) To look after (e.g. an ill person.) [from the early 14th c.]
  2. To take care of; minister to; watch over; look after; attend to
  3. To be in charge of or at work at; manage or operate
To develop so as to improve or prepare for usage; to cultivate (said of knowledge, virtue, mind etc)
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  1. To develop so as to improve or prepare for usage; to cultivate (said of knowledge, virtue, mind etc)
  2. An unstratified, unconsolidated mass of boulders, pebbles, sand, and mud deposited by the movement or melting of a glacier. The size and shape of the sediments that constitute till vary widely.
  3. To work (land) in raising crops, as by plowing and fertilizing; cultivate
To function or operate in the desired or required way:
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  1. To function or operate in the desired or required way:
  2. To bring to a specified condition by gradual or repeated effort or work:
  3. To function; operate:
(Archaic) A ship's outfit or furnishings, as rigging, anchor, guns, etc.
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  1. (Archaic) A ship's outfit or furnishings, as rigging, anchor, guns, etc.
  2. Clothing, especially outer garments; attire.
  3. Clothing; garments; attire
The antlers of a deer.
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  1. The antlers of a deer.
  2. Clothes, esp. fine or rich apparel; finery
  3. Clothing or array; apparel.
Articles, typically of cloth, designed to cover, protect, or adorn the body; garments; attire
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  1. Articles, typically of cloth, designed to cover, protect, or adorn the body; garments; attire
  2. Articles of dress; wearing apparel; garments.
  3. (Plural only) Items of clothing; apparel.
A covering
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  1. A covering
  2. Clothes considered as a group; wearing apparel.
  3. Wearing apparel; clothes; garments
Any article of clothing
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  1. Any article of clothing
  2. A single item of clothing.
  3. Clothes; costume
Furnishings or equipment; trappings
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  1. Furnishings or equipment; trappings
  2. Clothes, especially clothing appropriate for someone's job, status, or to an occasion.
  3. Clothing; dress; attire
(Archaic or literary) Clothing, garments, dress, material.
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  1. (Archaic or literary) Clothing, garments, dress, material.
  2. Clothing; garments.
A coat or cloak.
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  1. A coat or cloak.
  2. (Informal) Clothes; outfit
  3. Clothes:
The style of dress, including accessories, typical of a certain country, period, profession, etc.
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  1. The style of dress, including accessories, typical of a certain country, period, profession, etc.
  2. A set of clothes in such a style, as worn in a play or at a masquerade
  3. An outfit or a disguise worn on Mardi Gras, Halloween, or similar occasions.
External form or appearance
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  1. External form or appearance
  2. An outward appearance; a guise:
  3. A distinctive style or form of clothing; dress:
Mode of dress; garb:
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  1. Mode of dress; garb:
  2. Customary way of speaking or acting; fashion, manner, practice (often used formerly in such phrases as "at his own guise"; that is, in his own fashion, to suit himself.)
  3. Manner of dress; garb
Furnishings or equipment; trappings
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  1. Furnishings or equipment; trappings
  2. Clothes, especially clothing appropriate for someone's job, status, or to an occasion.
  3. Clothing; dress; attire
A set of tools or equipment for a specialized purpose:
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  1. A set of tools or equipment for a specialized purpose:
  2. A set of clothing, often with accessories:
  3. A set of clothing (with accessories).
(US) a place to pull off a road
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  1. (US) a place to pull off a road
  2. An outfit or array of equipment, especially that worn by a fire fighter.
  3. A set of clothes; costume
(Printing) Arrangement and production style, as of a magazine or book.
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  1. (Printing) Arrangement and production style, as of a magazine or book.
  2. (Informal) An outfit or costume.
(Slang, computing) A computer case, often modified for looks.
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  1. (Slang, computing) A computer case, often modified for looks.
  2. (Informal, former) Dress or costume, esp. if odd or showy
  3. (Informal) A costume or an outfit.
A smock or smock frock
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  1. A smock or smock frock
  2. A robe worn by friars, monks, etc.
  3. A woman's dress.
A distinctive outer robe worn on ceremonial occasions, as by scholars or clerics.
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  1. A distinctive outer robe worn on ceremonial occasions, as by scholars or clerics.
  2. A nightgown, nightshirt, etc.
  3. A long, usually formal dress for a woman.
Find another word for dress. In this page you can discover 148 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for dress, like: apparel, attire, formal dress, toilette, frock, basic black dress, gown, jumper, sheath, cocktail-dress and evening-gown.