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dress

 (drĕs)
v. dressed, dress·ing, dress·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To put clothes on; clothe.
b. To furnish with clothing.
2. To decorate or adorn: dress a Christmas tree.
3. To garnish: dressed the side dish with parsley.
4. To arrange a display in: dress a store window.
5. To arrange (troops) in ranks; align.
6. To apply medication, bandages, or other therapeutic materials to (a wound).
7. To arrange and groom (the hair), as by styling, combing, or washing.
8. To groom (an animal); curry.
9.
a. To fertilize (land or plants).
b. Archaic To cultivate (land or plants).
10. To clean (fish or fowl) for cooking or sale.
11.
a. To put a finish on (stone or wood, for example).
b. To tan or prepare (a hide) in leather-making.
v.intr.
1. To put on clothes.
2. To wear clothes of a certain kind or style: dresses casually.
3. To wear formal clothes: dress for dinner.
4. To get into proper alignment with others: The troops dressed on the squad leader.
n.
1. Clothing; apparel.
2. A style of clothing: folk dancers in peasant dress.
3. A one-piece outer garment consisting of a skirt and bodice.
4. Outer covering or appearance; guise: an ancient ritual in modern dress.
adj.
1. Suitable for formal occasions: dress shoes.
2. Requiring formal clothes: a dress dinner.
Phrasal Verbs:
dress down
1. To scold; reprimand: I was dressed down by the teacher for lateness.
2. To wear informal clothes, befitting an occasion or location: Many employees dress down on Fridays.
dress up
1. To wear a costume or style of clothing, especially formal attire: They dressed up for the prom. The children dress up on Halloween.
2. To improve the outward appearance of: The new curtains dressed up the room. She dressed up the speech with famous quotations.
Idiom:
dress ship Nautical
To display the ensign, signal flags, and bunting on a ship.

[Middle English dressen, to arrange, put on clothing, from Old French drecier, to arrange, from Vulgar Latin *dīrēctiāre, from Latin dīrēctus, past participle of dīrigere, to direct; see direct.]

dressed

(drɛst)
adj
1. having clothes on
2. wearing clothes of a particular colour or style: a woman dressed in black. See also well-dressed
3. (Clothing & Fashion) wearing clothes of a particular colour or style: a woman dressed in black. See also well-dressed
4. (Cookery) tossed in oil and vinegar, or some other dressing
5. dressed to kill informal wearing very smart or fashionable clothes in order to be noticed and admired
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.dressed - dressed or clothed especially in fine attiredressed - dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination; "the elegantly attired gentleman"; "neatly dressed workers"; "monks garbed in hooded robes"; "went about oddly garmented"; "professors robed in crimson"; "tuxedo-attired gentlemen"; "crimson-robed Harvard professors"
clad, clothed - wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"
2.dressed - treated with medications and protective covering
treated - given medical care or treatment; "a treated cold is usually gone in 14 days; if left untreated it lasts two weeks"
3.dressed - (of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth
finished - (of materials or goods) brought to the desired final state; "a finished product"
4.dressed - dressed in fancy or formal clothingdressed - dressed in fancy or formal clothing
clad, clothed - wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses"
Translations
لابِسلابِسٌ، مُرْتَدٍ
oblečený
klædt påpåklædtvelklædt
pukeutunut
odjeven
felöltözött
klæddur
服を着た
옷을 입은
klädd
ได้แต่งตัวแล้ว
giyinikgiyinmiş
đã mặc quần áo

dressed

[drest]
A. ADJvestido
to be casually dressedir (vestido) informal or de sport
to be smartly dressedir (vestido) elegante
dressed as a man/womanvestido de hombre/mujer
to be dressed for tennis/the countryir vestido para jugar al tenis/para ir al campo
fully dressedcompletamente vestido
to get dressedvestirse
dressed in blackvestido de negro
to be dressed in a skirt/trousersllevar falda/pantalones
to be dressed to killir despampanante
see also dress, dress up, well-dressed
B. CPD dressed crab Ncangrejo m preparado

dressed

[ˈdrɛst] adj
[person] (= clothed) → habillé(e)
I'm not dressed yet → Je ne suis pas encore habillé.
How was she dressed? → Comment était-elle habillée?
to be dressed in sth → porter qch
She was dressed in a green sweater and jeans → Elle portait un pull vert et un jean.
elegantly dressed → bien habillé(e)
see also well-dressed
to be dressed to kill → être tiré(e) à quatre épingles
[salad] → assaisonné(e)dressed up adj
(= smartly dressed) [person] → sur son trente et un
to get dressed up → se mettre sur son trente et un
[thing] dressed up as sth (= masquerading as) → déguisé(e) en qch

dress

(dres) verb
1. to put clothes or a covering on. We dressed in a hurry and my wife dressed the children.
2. to prepare (food etc) to be eaten. She dressed a salad.
3. to treat and bandage (wounds). He was sent home from hospital after his burns had been dressed.
noun
1. what one is wearing or dressed in. He has strange tastes in dress.
2. a piece of women's clothing with a top and skirt in one piece. Shall I wear a dress or a blouse and skirt?
dressed adjective
wearing (clothes). Don't come in – I'm not dressed!; She was dressed in black; Get dressed immediately; a well-dressed man.
ˈdresser noun
1. a kitchen sideboard for holding dishes.
2. (American) a chest of drawers for holding clothes sometimes with a mirror.
ˈdressing noun
1. something put on as a covering. We gave the rose-bed a dressing of manure.
2. a sauce added especially to salads. oil and vinegar dressing.
3. a bandage etc used to dress a wound. He changed the patient's dressing.
ˈdressing-gown noun
a loose garment worn over pyjamas etc.
ˈdressing-room noun
a room (in a theatre etc) for actors etc to change in.
ˈdressing-table noun
a table in a bedroom with a mirror and drawers.
ˈdressmaker noun
a person who makes clothes for women.
dress rehearsal
a full rehearsal of a play etc with costumes etc.
dress up
to put on special clothes, eg fancy dress. He dressed up as a clown for the party.

dressed

لابِس oblečený påklædt angekleidet ντυμένος vestido pukeutunut habillé odjeven vestito 服を着た 옷을 입은 aangekleed påkledd ubrany vestido одетый klädd ได้แต่งตัวแล้ว giyinik đã mặc quần áo 装饰一新的
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She was not elegantly dressed, but a noble-looking woman, and the girls thought the gray cloak and unfashionable bonnet covered the most splendid mother in the world.
The feeble blaze of life that remained in her body was blown into a flame by her anxiety and she crept out of bed, dressed and hurried along the hallway toward her son's room, shaking with exaggerated fears.
When I awoke and dressed I put the packet in my pocket and ate breakfast.
After I was dressed, I explored the long cellar next the kitchen.
She was dressed in pure white, with a fluffiness of ruffles that became her.
Though Magua, who had resumed his ancient garb, bore the outline of a fox on the dressed skin which formed his robe, there was one chief of his party who carried the beaver as his peculiar symbol, or "totem.
Among them were old men and young boys, well dressed, clever-looking rascals, collarless tramps, fierce-eyed aliens, smooth-shaven, thin-lipped Broadwayards--and Spear.
With a sudden resolution she arose, dressed herself quietly and completely, threw a heavy cloak over her head and shoulders, and opened the door between the living-room and her own.
His professional brethren, each for himself, adopted various hypotheses, more or less plausible, but all dressed out in a perplexing mystery of phrase, which, if it do not show a bewilderment of mind in these erudite physicians, certainly causes it in the unlearned peruser of their opinions.
Wragge was dressed, armed at all points with her collection of circulars, and eager to be away by ten o'clock.
She was dressed in rich materials - satins, and lace, and silks - all of white.
People began by laughing and making fun of this specter dressed like a man of fashion or an undertaker; but the ghost legend soon swelled to enormous proportions among the corps de ballet.