Search Result:dress

KK Pronunciation

〔 drєs 〕


〔 dres 〕

Overview of noun dress

The noun dress has 3 senses

  • dress, frock -- (a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice)

  • attire, garb, dress -- (clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress")

  • apparel, wearing apparel, dress, clothes -- (clothing in general; "she was refined in her choice of apparel"; "he always bought his clothes at the same store"; "fastidious about his dress")

Overview of verb dress

The verb dress has 16 senses

  • dress, get dressed -- (put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?")

  • dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel -- (provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child")

  • dress -- (put a finish on; "dress the surface smooth")

  • dress, dress up -- (dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie")

  • preen, primp, plume, dress -- (dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera")

  • dress, dress out -- (kill and prepare for market or consumption; "dress a turkey")

  • dress, line up -- (arrange in ranks; "dress troops")

  • trim, garnish, dress -- (decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods)

  • dress, decorate -- (provide with decoration; "dress the windows")

  • dress -- (put a dressing on; "dress the salads")

  • snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back -- (cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden")

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

  • dress -- (convert into leather; "dress the tanned skins")

  • dress -- (apply a bandage or medication to; "dress the victim's wounds")

  • dress, groom, curry -- (give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the horses")

  • dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure -- (arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding")

Overview of adj dress

The adj dress has 2 senses

  • full-dress, dress -- (suitable for formal occasions; "formal wear"; "a full-dress uniform"; "dress shoes")

  • dress, full-dress -- ((of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; "a dress dinner"; "a full-dress ceremony")