dress  

  • Pronunciation of dress: D R EH1 S (drÉ›s)

  • Number of syllables of dress: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of dress

  • Definition of dress

    • (n): clothing in general; "she was refined in her choice of apparel"; "he always bought his clothes at the same store"; "fastidious about his dress"  
    • (n): clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"  
    • (n): a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice  
    • (v): arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"  
    • (v): dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera"  
    • (v): dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"  
    • (v): give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the horses"  
    • (v): put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"  
    • (v): provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"  
    • (v): apply a bandage or medication to; "dress the victim''s wounds"  
    • (v): convert into leather; "dress the tanned skins"  
    • (v): kill and prepare for market or consumption; "dress a turkey"  
    • (v): cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width  
    • (v): put a finish on; "dress the surface smooth"  
    • (v): cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"  
    • (v): put a dressing on; "dress the salads"  
    • (v): provide with decoration; "dress the windows"  
    • (v): decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods  
    • (v): arrange in ranks; "dress troops"  
    • (s): (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; "a dress dinner"; "a full-dress ceremony"  
    • (s): suitable for formal occasions; "formal wear"; "a full-dress uniform"; "dress shoes"  
  • Examples of dress

    • The normal dress of the dancers is as formal as the dance.  
    • Footwear was dress shoes and brogues.  
    • The dress is enchantingly beautiful.  
    • The style of the dress is always the same.  
    • In Haiti, the quadrille dress is called a Karabela dress.  
    • The designer picked the dress.  
    • The Aloha shirt is a style of dress shirt originating in Hawaii.  
    • The dress had a checked pattern.  
    • The girls dress in scant clothing.  
    • The girl is clad in an old style dress resembling the trend of sixties.  

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