To put in proper condition by appareling, as the body; to put clothes upon; to apparel; to invest with garments or rich decorations; to clothe; to deck.
To clothe or apparel one's self; to put on one's garments; to pay particular regard to dress; as, to dress quickly.
That which is used as the covering or ornament of the body; clothes; garments; habit; apparel.
Attention to apparel, or skill in adjusting it.
a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"
clothing in general; "she was refined in her choice of apparel"; "he always bought his clothes at the same store"; "fastidious about his dress"
put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"
(of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; "a dress dinner"; "a full-dress ceremony"
a garment consisting of a skirt with a bodice attached
a garment consisting of a skir with a bodice attached
an article of clothing that covers the breasts, and extends lower than the top of the vulva in front, or lower than the tailbone in back
a piece of clothing with a top and a skirt
a one-piece garment that covers the torso and legs; the terms dress, frock, and gown were used for a variety of lengths and styles.
an outer garment, as for a woman or girl, usually consisting of a one-piece bodice and skirt
Dress in the 18th century referred to the overall fashion for everyone and not a single garment. It was the total look from head to toe. Full dress would refer to the most formal, fashionable look. Today the military's most formal uniform is referred to as the full-dress uniform. (See also Fashionable Undress and Undress)
Skirted garment worn by girls and women. Young boys also wore dresses through the early 20th century.