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verb as in physically prepare; groom

verb as in cover a wound

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Example Sentences

But Ally knows better and dresses tastefully for her age and body type now.

And some dresses can be totally altered from an app on your phone.

Some of the staff who work at this hotel are North Korean and wear traditional North Korean dresses.

The freed hostages streamed into the airport, their white polo shirts and pleated dresses stained with blood.

Men cross the river at shallow points with herds of animals while women tend the fields in colorful dresses.

In this country, we are apt to think when any one dresses himself up, that he is disguising a fool.

As they brush the holly-leaves, in passing, the very sprays that touch the dresses of the scared girls are stirring.

Walking Dresses—Walking dresses, to be in good taste, should be of quiet colors, and never conspicuous.

Horses and dresses are found in the insular forms, but, so far, I have not found a single instance of the tournament.

The light dresses, worn upon such occasions, suffer severely in passing up and down a crowded staircase.


On this page you'll find 135 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dresses, such as: gown, frock, attire, garb, uniform, and apparel.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.