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tr.v. at·tired, at·tir·ing, at·tires
To dress or clothe, especially in fine or elaborate garments.
1. Clothing or array; apparel.
2. The antlers of a deer.
[Middle English atiren, from Old French atirier : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + tire, order, rank; see tier1.]
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(tr) to dress, esp in fine elegant clothes; array
1. (Clothing & Fashion) clothes or garments, esp if fine or decorative
2. (Zoology) the antlers of a mature male deer
[C13: from Old French atirier to put in order, from tire row; see tier1]
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v. -tired, -tir•ing,
1. to dress, array, or adorn, esp. for fancy or ceremonial occasions.n.
2. clothes or apparel, esp. rich or splendid garments.
3. the horns of a deer.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French atirer, Old French atirier, v. derivative of a tire into a row or rank (see a-3, tier1)]
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Past participle: attired
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|Noun||1.||attire - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress"|
ao dai - the traditional dress of Vietnamese women consisting of a tunic with long sleeves and panels front and back; the tunic is worn over trousers
article of clothing, clothing, habiliment, wearable, vesture, wear - a covering designed to be worn on a person's body
costume - the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball; "he won the prize for best costume"
costume - the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class; "he wore his national costume"
costume - unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place; "in spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume"
costume - the prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)
disguise - any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity
finery - elaborate or showy attire and accessories
evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear - attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening
habit - a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order
riding habit, habit - attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)
false hair, hairpiece, postiche - a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment
morning dress - formal attire for men during the daytime
getup, outfit, rig, turnout - a set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant"
|Verb||1.||attire - put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive; "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"|
deck out, deck up, dress up, fancy up, fig out, fig up, rig out, tog out, tog up, trick out, trick up, gussy up, overdress, prink, get up
primp, preen, dress, plume - dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera"
prank - dress up showily; "He pranked himself out in his best clothes"
tart up - dress up in a cheap and provocative way
dress, dress up - dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"
enrobe - adorn with a robe
dress, get dressed - put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
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noun clothes, wear, dress, clothing, gear (informal), habit, uniform, outfit, costume, threads (slang), array (poetic), garments, robes, apparel, garb, accoutrements, raiment (archaic or poetic), vestment, schmutter (slang), habiliments women dressed in their finest attire
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1. Articles worn to cover the body:
apparel, clothes, clothing, dress, garment (used in plural), habiliment (often used in plural), raiment.
Slang: thread (used in plural).
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vt → kleiden (→ in in +acc)
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clothing. in formal attire. klere, kleding مَلابَس فاخِرَه облекло traje oděv die Kleidung antræk; påklædning περιβολή, ένδυμαatavío, traje riietus لباس asu habillement לְבוּשׁ רִשְׁמִי पहनावा nošnja öltözék pakaian klæðnaður abbigliamento 衣装 복장 apdaras tērps pakaian kledijantrekkstrój جامی roupa haine наряд odev obleka odeća klädsel, skrud เครื่องแต่งกาย giysi, elbise, kılık kıyafet 服裝 вбрання لباس ، پوشاک quần áo 服装verb
to dress. attired in silk. aantrek, klee يَلبِس (مَلابِس فاخِرَه) обличам vestir obléci kleiden klæde ενδύω, ντύνωataviar, vestir riietuma پوشیدن pukeutua vêtir, parer לִלְבּוֹשׁ לְבוּשׁ רִשְׁמִי वस्त्र पहनना odjenuti öltözik berpakaian klæða vestire 装わせる 차려 입다 aprengti ietērpt; apģērbt berpakaian kledenkleubierać اغوستل vestir a (se) îmbrăca, a (se) găti наряжать obliecť obleči obući kläda, skruda แต่งกาย giydirmek, giydirip kuşatmak 穿著 одягати لباس پہننا mặc quần áo 穿着
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