undress


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un·dress

 (ŭn-drĕs′)
v. un·dressed, un·dress·ing, un·dress·es
v.tr.
1. To remove the clothing of; disrobe.
2. To remove the bandages from (a wound, for example).
v.intr.
To take off one's clothing.
n.
1. Informal attire or uniform.
2.
a. Nakedness or partial nakedness.
b. Partial but incomplete dress.

undress

vb
1. to take off clothes from (oneself or another)
2. (tr) to strip of ornamentation
3. (Medicine) (tr) to remove the dressing from (a wound)
n
4. partial or complete nakedness
5. (Clothing & Fashion) informal or normal working clothes or uniform
adj
(Clothing & Fashion) characterized by or requiring informal or normal working dress or uniform

un•dress

(ʌnˈdrɛs)

v.t.
1. to take the clothes off (a person); disrobe.
2. to remove the dressing from (a wound, sore, etc.).
3. to strip or expose.
v.i.
4. to take off one's clothes.
n.
5. dress of a style designed to be worn on other than highly formal or ceremonial occasions; informal dress, as opposed to full dress.
6. dress of a style not designed to be worn in public; negligee.
7. the condition of being unclothed; nakedness.
adj.
8. of or pertaining to clothing of a style less formal than full dress.
9. characterized by informality of dress, manners, or the like.
[1590–1600]

undress


Past participle: undressed
Gerund: undressing

Imperative
undress
undress
Present
I undress
you undress
he/she/it undresses
we undress
you undress
they undress
Preterite
I undressed
you undressed
he/she/it undressed
we undressed
you undressed
they undressed
Present Continuous
I am undressing
you are undressing
he/she/it is undressing
we are undressing
you are undressing
they are undressing
Present Perfect
I have undressed
you have undressed
he/she/it has undressed
we have undressed
you have undressed
they have undressed
Past Continuous
I was undressing
you were undressing
he/she/it was undressing
we were undressing
you were undressing
they were undressing
Past Perfect
I had undressed
you had undressed
he/she/it had undressed
we had undressed
you had undressed
they had undressed
Future
I will undress
you will undress
he/she/it will undress
we will undress
you will undress
they will undress
Future Perfect
I will have undressed
you will have undressed
he/she/it will have undressed
we will have undressed
you will have undressed
they will have undressed
Future Continuous
I will be undressing
you will be undressing
he/she/it will be undressing
we will be undressing
you will be undressing
they will be undressing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been undressing
you have been undressing
he/she/it has been undressing
we have been undressing
you have been undressing
they have been undressing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been undressing
you will have been undressing
he/she/it will have been undressing
we will have been undressing
you will have been undressing
they will have been undressing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been undressing
you had been undressing
he/she/it had been undressing
we had been undressing
you had been undressing
they had been undressing
Conditional
I would undress
you would undress
he/she/it would undress
we would undress
you would undress
they would undress
Past Conditional
I would have undressed
you would have undressed
he/she/it would have undressed
we would have undressed
you would have undressed
they would have undressed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.undress - partial or complete nakednessundress - partial or complete nakedness; "a state of undress"
nakedness, nudeness, nudity - the state of being without clothing or covering of any kind
Verb1.undress - get undressedundress - get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
take off - remove clothes; "take off your shirt--it's very hot in here"
undress, disinvest, divest, strip - remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
take off - take away or remove; "Take that weight off me!"
dress, get dressed - put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
apparel, clothe, enclothe, garb, garment, raiment, tog, habilitate, fit out, dress - provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"
2.undress - remove (someone's or one's own) clothesundress - remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments"
discase, disrobe, strip down, uncase, undress, strip, unclothe, peel - get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
remove, take away, withdraw, take - remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract; "remove a threat"; "remove a wrapper"; "Remove the dirty dishes from the table"; "take the gun from your pocket"; "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

undress

verb
1. strip, strip naked, disrobe, take off your clothes, peel off, doff your clothes She went out, leaving Rachel to undress and have her shower.
noun
1. nakedness, nudity, disarray, deshabille Every cover showed a woman in a state of undress.

undress

verb
To remove all the clothing from:
noun
The state of being without clothes:
Translations
يَتَعَرّىيُعَرّييَنْزِعُ الثِّياب
svlécisvléci se
klæde sig afklæde af
riisuariisuutua
svući se
levetkőziklevetkőztet
afklæîaafklæîast
服を脱ぐ
옷을 벗다
izģērbtizģērbtiesnoģērbtnoģērbties
slečisleči se
klä av sig
ถอดเสื้อผ้า
cởi quần áo

undress

[ˈʌnˈdres]
A. VTdesnudar, desvestir (LAm)
to get undresseddesnudarse, desvestirse (LAm)
B. VIdesnudarse, desvestirse (LAm)
the doctor told me to undressel médico me dijo que me desnudase
C. N
1. in a state of undressdesnudo
2. (Mil) → uniforme m (de diario)

undress

[ˌʌnˈdrɛs]
vise déshabiller
The doctor told me to undress → Le médecin m'a dit de me déshabiller.
vtdéshabiller

undress

vtausziehen; to get undressedsich ausziehen
n in a state of undresshalb bekleidet

undress

[ʌnˈdrɛs]
1. vtspogliare
2. vi (also get undressed) → spogliarsi, svestirsi

undress

(anˈdres) verb
1. to take the clothes off (a person). She undressed the child; Undress yourself and get into bed.
2. to undress oneself. I undressed and went to bed.

undress

يَنْزِعُ الثِّياب svléci (se) klæde sig af entkleiden γδύνω desvestir riisuutua se déshabiller svući se spogliarsi 服を脱ぐ 옷을 벗다 uitkleden kle av rozebrać despir-se раздевать klä av sig ถอดเสื้อผ้า soyunmak cởi quần áo 脱衣服

undress

vi. desvestirse; quitarse la ropa, desnudarse.
References in classic literature ?
Lighting a lamp, Wing Bid- dlebaum washed the few dishes soiled by his simple meal and, setting up a folding cot by the screen door that led to the porch, prepared to undress for the night.
At any rate, I made up my mind that if it so turned out that we should sleep together, he must undress and get into bed before I did.
You go there, enter the great door, get a bow graduated to your style and clothes from the gorgeous portier, and a bath ticket and an insult from the frowsy woman for a quarter; she strikes a bell and a serving-man conducts you down a long hall and shuts you into a commodious room which has a washstand, a mirror, a bootjack, and a sofa in it, and there you undress at your leisure.
She's the fat, gurgly kind, not thin and fussy like some babies, and I thought I was going to have her to undress and dress twice each day.
Catherine kissed her father, and sat down quietly to her lessons for a couple of hours, according to custom; then she accompanied him into the grounds, and the whole day passed as usual: but in the evening, when she had retired to her room, and I went to help her to undress, I found her crying, on her knees by the bedside.
I shall want no help to-night -- I can undress myself.
They followed, and I stepped at once out of the box-door into my bedroom, where only Steerforth was with me, helping me to undress, and where I was by turns telling him that Agnes was my sister, and adjuring him to bring the corkscrew, that I might open another bottle of wine.
Indeed, had I realised how superbly impressive they were going to be, I think I must have declined the adventure altogether,--for, robed in lustrous ivory-white linen were those figures of undress marble, the wealth of their glorious bodies pressing out into bosoms magnificent as magnolias (nobler lines and curves Greece herself has never known), towering in throats of fluted alabaster, and flowering in coiffures of imperial gold.
This young girl was so handy, that after I had once or twice pulled off my clothes before her, she was able to dress and undress me, though I never gave her that trouble when she would let me do either myself.
If your highness wishes to gratify me still further, though I deserve it not, permit me to please myself, and wait upon myself in my own room; for I place a barrier between my inclinations and my virtue, and I do not wish to break this rule through the generosity your highness is disposed to display towards me; and, in short, I will sleep in my clothes, sooner than allow anyone to undress me.
Fortunately, each time I awoke in time and managed to undress her without waking her, and got her back to bed.
May be it is many-coloured, too: if one takes the dress uniforms, military and civilian, of all peoples in all ages--that alone is worth something, and if you take the undress uniforms you will never get to the end of it; no historian would be equal to the job.