A one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice.
Clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion:
— Battle dress.
Dutch: als de kat van huis is, dansen de muizen op tafel, dos, dracht, gelegenheidskleding, uitdossing, uitmonstering
Polish: ubiór, przyodzienie, strój, ubranie
Clothing in general:
— Fastidious about his dress.
Dutch: kledij, kleding, kleren
Put on clothes:
— We had to dress quickly.
— Dress the patient.
— Can the child dress by herself?.
synonym: get dressed.
Provide with clothes or put clothes on:
— Parents must feed and dress their child.
Dutch: aankleden, kleden
Put a finish on.
Dress in a certain manner:
— She dresses in the latest Paris fashion.
— He dressed up in a suit and tie.
synonym: dress up.
Dress or groom with elaborate care:
— She likes to dress when going to the opera.
Kill and prepare for market or consumption:
— Dress a turkey.
synonym: dress out.
Arrange in ranks:
— Dress troops.
synonym: line up.
Decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods.
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Dutch: garneren, sieren
Provide with decoration:
— Dress the windows.
Dutch: opsmukken, sieren
Put a dressing on.
Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of:
— Dress the plants in the garden.
Dutch: afsnoeien, snoeien
Cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width.
Convert into leather.
Apply a bandage or medication to.
— Dress my hair for the wedding.
Dutch: coifferen, kappen
Suitable for formal occasions:
— A full-dress uniform.
— Dress shoes.
of an occasion Requiring formal clothes:
— A dress dinner.
— A full-dress ceremony.
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