Complete Definition of "dress"

Image:1817-walking-dress-La-Belle-Assemblee.jpg|thumb|right|Woman wearing a dress.
English

rank|pale|happiness|religion|915|dress|degree|spoken|stop

Pronunciation
IPA|[drÉs]
audio|en-us-dress.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun|es|-

  1. countable A garment; an item of clothing (usually worn by a woman or young girl) which covers the upper part of the body as well as below the waist.

#:Amy and Mary looked very pretty in their dresses'.''

  1. uncountable apparel|Apparel, clothing.

Related terms
blouse
frock
skirt

Translations
trans-top|garment
Arabic: Ø«Ùب (thawb) m, Ùباس (libas) m
Asturian: vistíu m
Breton: sae f
Catalan: vestit m
Danish: kjole, beklædning, påklædning
Dutch: jurk m, gewaad n formal
Esperanto: robo
Finnish: mekko, leninki
French: robe f
German: Kleid :de:Kleid|(de) n
Hebrew: ש××× (simla) f
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Irish: gúna m
Kurdish: KUchar|بÙâرگ
Latvian: kleita f
Maltese: libsa f
Polish: sukienka f, suknia f
Portuguese: vestido m
Romanian: rochie f, rochii f|p
Russian: плаÑÑе (plát'e) n
Scottish Gaelic: lèineag f, casag mhòr f, gùn f
Slovene: obleka f
Spanish: vestido m, traje m
Swedish: klänning c
Telugu: à°¦à±à°¸à±à°¤à±à°²à±, à°¬à°à±à°à°²à±
Vietnamese: áo dài (phụ nữ)
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trans-top|apparel
Danish: dragt
German: Kleidung f
Greek: ένδÏμα (endema), ÏÏÏεμα (forema)
Hebrew: ×××ש (levush) m
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Irish: éadach m
Polish: strój m, ubiór m
Russian: одежда (odéžda) f; плаÑÑе (plátâe) n
Swedish: dress#Swedish|dress c, dräkt c, kläder c|p, klädsel c, kostym c, toalett c
Vietnamese: quần áo
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Verb
en-verb|dress|es

  1. transitive To clothe something; to put clothes on something.
  2. intransitive To clothe oneself; to put on clothes.
  3. transitive To prepare the surface of a material (usually stone or lumber).
  4. To bandage a wound.

#* 1883: w:Robert Louis Stevenson|Robert Louis Stevenson, w:Treasure Island|Treasure Island
#*: ...he was deadly pale, and the blood-stained bandage round his head told that he had recently been wounded, and still more recently dressed.

  1. transitive To prepare food for cooking, especially by seasoning it.

Antonyms
undress

Derived terms
dressage
dress down
dressed
dresser
dressing
dress out
dress rehearsal
dress up
get dressed
nightdress

Translations
trans-top|to clothe something/somebody
Albanian: vesh
Catalan: vestir
Croatian: odijevati
Danish: beklæde
Dutch: kleden, aankleden
Esperanto: vesti
Finnish: pukea
French: habiller
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German: kleiden, ankleiden, anziehen
Guaraní: monde
Hebrew: ×××××ש (lehalbish)
Hungarian: öltöztet
Latvian: apÄ£Ärbt, saÄ£Ärbt
Maltese: tlibes
Polish: ubieraÄ
Russian: одеваÑÑ (odevátâ)
Spanish: vestir
Swedish: klä, kläda
Telugu: ధరిà°à°ªà°à±à°¯à± (dhariMpajaeyu)
Vietnamese: mặc (quần áo)
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trans-top|to clothe oneself
Danish: klæde sig på
Dutch: zich aankleden, zich kleden
Finnish: pukeutua
French: s'habiller
German: sich anziehen
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Hebrew: ××ת××ש (lehitlabesh)
Latvian: apÄ£Ärbties, saÄ£Ärbties
Polish: ubieraÄ siÄ
Russian: одеваÑÑÑÑ (odevátâsja)
Spanish: vestirse
Swedish: klä sig, klä om, klä om sig
Telugu: ధరిà°à°à± (dhariMchu)
Vietnamese: mặc quần áo, Än mặc (esp. to dress up, def. 1)
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trans-top|to prepare the surface
Danish: afrette, afpudse, behandle, ordne, pudse, tilhøvle, tilhugge
Finnish: viimeistellä
trans-mid
Irish: cóirigh
Swedish: appretera, bearbeta, bereda, hugga jämn, hyvla, preparera, putsa, slipa, tukta
Vietnamese: sửa soạn
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trans-top|to bandage a wound
trans-mid
Vietnamese: bÄng bó, Äắp thuá»c
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trans-top|to prepare food
trans-mid
Vietnamese: sửa soạn, nêm (to season food)
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ttbc|Irish: gléas
ttbc|Romanian: a (se) îmbrÄca
ttbc|Spanish: vestirse

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