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.
To arrange in exact continuity of line, as soldiers; commonly to adjust to a straight line and at proper distance; to align; as, to dress the ranks.
To adjust; to put in good order; to arrange; specifically: (a) To prepare for use; to fit for any use; to render suitable for an intended purpose; to get ready; as, to dress a slain animal; to dress meat; to dress leather or cloth; to dress or trim a lamp; to dress a garden; to dress a horse, by currying and rubbing; to dress grain, by cleansing it; in mining and metallurgy, to dress ores, by sorting and separating them.
To cut to proper dimensions, or give proper shape to, as to a tool by hammering; also, to smooth or finish.
To arrange one's self in due position in a line of soldiers; -- the word of command to form alignment in ranks; as, Dress right, dress!
(1) To mix with a seasoning or sauce immediately before serving (salad, for example). (2) To clean and prepare an animal before cooking. (3) To trim, garnish and serve a food in an aesthetically pleasing manner.
To clean or prepare an edge for the next process or despatch.
kill and prepare for market or consumption; "dress a turkey"
decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
A lady's gown; as, silk or a velvet dress.
The dress in Puerto Vallarta is very casual. Shorts and T-shirts are the order of the day. At night, men can be seen in casual slacks at the more upscale restaurants and events, ladies in light summer-type dresses. In the winter months, bring a sweater for evenings. Sun hats and cover-ups are a good idea, and don't forget the sun block.
suitable for formal occasions; "formal wear"; "a full-dress uniform"; "dress shoes"
Amateurs wear shorts and undershirts; Professionals wear only shorts. Boots are worn.
To break and train for use, as a horse or other animal.
dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera"
give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the horses"