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gar·ment

 (gär′mənt)
n.
An article of clothing.
tr.v. gar·ment·ed, gar·ment·ing, gar·ments
To clothe; dress.

[Middle English, from Old French garnement, from garnir, to equip, of Germanic origin; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

garment

(ˈɡɑːmənt)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) (often plural) an article of clothing
2. outer covering
vb
(tr; usually passive) to cover or clothe
[C14: from Old French garniment, from garnir to equip; see garnish]
ˈgarmentless adj

gar•ment

(ˈgɑr mənt)

n.
1. any article of clothing.
2. an outer covering or outward appearance.
v.t.
3. to clothe, dress, or cover.
[1300–50; Middle English garnement < Old French garniment=garni(r) to garnish + -ment -ment]
gar′ment•less, adj.

garment


Past participle: garmented
Gerund: garmenting

Imperative
garment
garment
Present
I garment
you garment
he/she/it garments
we garment
you garment
they garment
Preterite
I garmented
you garmented
he/she/it garmented
we garmented
you garmented
they garmented
Present Continuous
I am garmenting
you are garmenting
he/she/it is garmenting
we are garmenting
you are garmenting
they are garmenting
Present Perfect
I have garmented
you have garmented
he/she/it has garmented
we have garmented
you have garmented
they have garmented
Past Continuous
I was garmenting
you were garmenting
he/she/it was garmenting
we were garmenting
you were garmenting
they were garmenting
Past Perfect
I had garmented
you had garmented
he/she/it had garmented
we had garmented
you had garmented
they had garmented
Future
I will garment
you will garment
he/she/it will garment
we will garment
you will garment
they will garment
Future Perfect
I will have garmented
you will have garmented
he/she/it will have garmented
we will have garmented
you will have garmented
they will have garmented
Future Continuous
I will be garmenting
you will be garmenting
he/she/it will be garmenting
we will be garmenting
you will be garmenting
they will be garmenting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been garmenting
you have been garmenting
he/she/it has been garmenting
we have been garmenting
you have been garmenting
they have been garmenting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been garmenting
you will have been garmenting
he/she/it will have been garmenting
we will have been garmenting
you will have been garmenting
they will have been garmenting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been garmenting
you had been garmenting
he/she/it had been garmenting
we had been garmenting
you had been garmenting
they had been garmenting
Conditional
I would garment
you would garment
he/she/it would garment
we would garment
you would garment
they would garment
Past Conditional
I would have garmented
you would have garmented
he/she/it would have garmented
we would have garmented
you would have garmented
they would have garmented
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garment - an article of clothinggarment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
armhole - a hole through which you put your arm and where a sleeve can be attached
stripe, banding, band - an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material
bosom - cloth that covers the chest or breasts
breechcloth, breechclout, loincloth - a garment that provides covering for the loins
burka, burqa - a loose garment (usually with veiled holes for the eyes) worn by Muslim women especially in India and Pakistan; "the Taliban forced all women to wear the burqa"
button hole, buttonhole - a hole through which buttons are pushed
camlet - a garment made of camlet fabric
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
dart - a tapered tuck made in dressmaking
diaper, nappy, napkin - garment consisting of a folded cloth drawn up between the legs and fastened at the waist; worn by infants to catch excrement
eyelet, eyehole - a small hole (usually round and finished around the edges) in cloth or leather for the passage of a cord or hook or bar
fly front, fly - an opening in a garment that is closed by a zipper or by buttons concealed under a fold of cloth
fur - a garment made of the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
scrubs, surgical gown, gown - protective garment worn by surgeons during operations
gusset, inset - a piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment
haick, haik - an outer garment consisting of a large piece of white cloth; worn by men and women in northern Africa
hand-me-down - outgrown garment passed down from one person to another
head covering, veil - a garment that covers the head and face
hose - man's close-fitting garment of the 16th and 17th centuries covering the legs and reaching up to the waist; worn with a doublet
ironing - garments (clothes or linens) that are to be (or have been) ironed; "there was a basketful of ironing to do"
dag, jag - a flap along the edge of a garment; used in medieval clothing
jag - a slit in a garment that exposes material of a different color underneath; used in Renaissance clothing
jump suit, jumpsuit - one-piece garment fashioned after a parachutist's uniform
kanzu - (Swahili) a long garment (usually white) with long sleeves; worn by men in East Africa
laundry, washables, washing, wash - garments or white goods that can be cleaned by laundering
leg covering, legging, leging - a garment covering the leg (usually extending from the knee to the ankle)
body suit, cat suit, leotard, unitard - a tight-fitting garment of stretchy material that covers the body from the shoulders to the thighs (and may have long sleeves or legs reaching down to the ankles); worn by ballet dancers and acrobats for practice or performance
lining, liner - a piece of cloth that is used as the inside surface of a garment
mending - garments that must be repaired
motley - a garment made of motley (especially a court jester's costume)
neck opening, neck - an opening in a garment for the neck of the wearer; a part of the garment near the wearer's neck
neckwear - articles of clothing worn about the neck
outer garment, overgarment - a garment worn over other garments
peplos, peplus, peplum - a garment worn by women in ancient Greece; cloth caught at the shoulders and draped in folds to the waist
pocket - a small pouch inside a garment for carrying small articles
raglan - a garment (coat or sweater) that has raglan sleeves
reversible - a garment (especially a coat) that can be worn inside out (with either side of the cloth showing)
robe - any loose flowing garment
romper suit, romper - a one-piece garment for children to wear at play; the lower part is shaped like bloomers
sackcloth - a garment made of coarse sacking; formerly worn as an indication of remorse
scapulary, scapular - garment consisting of a long wide piece of woolen cloth worn over the shoulders with an opening for the head; part of a monastic habit
scarf - a garment worn around the head or neck or shoulders for warmth or decoration
sealskin - a garment (as a jacket or coat or robe) made of sealskin
separate - a garment that can be purchased separately and worn in combinations with other garments
shirt - a garment worn on the upper half of the body
shoulder - the part of a garment that covers or fits over the shoulder; "an ornamental gold braid on the shoulder of his uniform"
Verb1.garment - provide with clothes or put clothes ongarment - provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"
prim out, prim up, prim - dress primly
dress, get dressed - put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
wrap up, cover - clothe, as if for protection from the elements; "cover your head!"
jacket - put a jacket on; "The men were jacketed"
frock - put a frock on
shirt - put a shirt on
habit - put a habit on
vesture - provide or cover with a cloak
overclothe, overdress - dress too warmly; "You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot"
underdress - dress without sufficient warmth; "She was underdressed for the hiking trip and suffered hypothermia"
corset - dress with a corset
shoe - furnish with shoes; "the children were well shoed"
coat - cover or provide with a coat
costume, dress up - dress in a costume; "We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins"
robe, vest - clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes
gown - dress in a gown
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

garment

noun (often plural) clothes, wear, dress, clothing, gear (slang), habit, get-up (informal), uniform, outfit, costume, threads (slang), array, robes, duds (informal), apparel, clobber (Brit. slang), attire, garb, togs, vestments, articles of clothing, raiment (archaic), rigout (informal), habiliment Put a fancy label on any garment and it gains credibility.

garment

noun
Articles worn to cover the body.Used in plural:
apparel, attire, clothes, clothing, dress, habiliment (often used in plural), raiment.
Informal: dud (used in plural), tog (used in plural).
Slang: thread (used in plural).
verb
To put clothes on:
Informal: tog.
Translations
část oděvuoděv
beklædningsstykketøj
vaate
odjevni predmet
flík
衣服
의복
drabužisrūbas
apģērbs
plagg
เสื้อผ้า
quần áo

garment

[ˈgɑːmənt] Nprenda f (de vestir) garmentsropa fsing, indumentaria fsing

garment

[ˈgɑːrmənt] nvêtement m garment industrygarment industry n
the garment industry → l'industrie du vêtement

garment

nKleidungsstück nt; (= robe)Gewand nt (liter); all her garmentsihre ganzen Kleider; garment industry (US) → Bekleidungsindustrie f

garment

[ˈgɑːmənt] n (frm) → articolo di vestiario, indumento

garment

(ˈgaːmənt) noun
an article of clothing. This shop sells ladies' garments.

garment

ثَوْب část oděvu beklædningsstykke Kleidungsstück ρούχο prenda vaate habit odjevni predmet abito 衣服 의복 kledingstuk klesplagg część garderoby peça de roupa предмет одежды plagg เสื้อผ้า giysi quần áo 外衣
References in classic literature ?
When the hem of her garment touched my face I trembled.
Pontellier to cut out--a marvel of construction, fashioned to enclose a baby's body so effectually that only two small eyes might look out from the garment, like an Eskimo's.
His nether garment was a yellow nankeen, closely fitted to the shape, and tied at his bunches of knees by large knots of white ribbon, a good deal sullied by use.
As for his trousers, they were of tow-cloth, very short in the legs, and bagging down strangely in the rear, but yet having a suitableness to his figure which his other garment entirely lacked.
Therefore, pride compasseth them as a chain; violence covereth them as a garment.
I could have given my own sect the preference and made everybody a Presby- terian without any trouble, but that would have been to affront a law of human nature: spiritual wants and instincts are as various in the human family as are physical appetites, complexions, and features, and a man is only at his best, morally, when he is equipped with the religious garment whose color and shape and size most nicely accommodate themselves to the spirit- ual complexion, angularities, and stature of the indi- vidual who wears it; and, besides, I was afraid of a united Church; it makes a mighty power, the mightiest conceivable, and then when it by and by gets into selfish hands, as it is always bound to do, it means death to human liberty and paralysis to human thought.
Twice she put out her hand to take the garment again, and twice she refrained.
The sparkle of her eyes, glow of her cheeks, sheen of her falling hair, passed unnoticed in the all- conquering charm of the rose-colored garment.
Meanwhile, the young man had slung on to his person a decidedly shabby upper garment, and, erecting himself before the blaze, looked down on me from the corner of his eyes, for all the world as if there were some mortal feud unavenged between us.
Samples of a people that had undergone a terrible grinding and regrinding in the mill, and certainly not in the fabulous mill which ground old people young, shivered at every corner, passed in and out at every doorway, looked from every window, fluttered in every vestige of a garment that the wind shook.
This garment hung so loosely on the figure, that its capacious breast was bare, as if disdaining to be warded or concealed by any artifice.
Probably every new and eagerly expected garment ever put on since clothes came in, fell a trifle short of the wearer's expectation.