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garb

 (gärb)
n.
1. A distinctive style or form of clothing; dress: clerical garb.
2. An outward appearance; a guise: presented their radical ideas in the garb of moderation.
tr.v. garbed, garb·ing, garbs
To clothe; dress: was garbed in a long robe.

[Obsolete French garbe, grace, from Italian garbo, from garbare, to please, of Germanic origin.]

garb

(ɡɑːb)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) clothes, esp the distinctive attire of an occupation or profession: clerical garb.
2. (Clothing & Fashion) style of dress; fashion
3. external appearance, covering, or attire
vb
(tr) to clothe or cover; attire
[C16: from Old French garbe graceful contour, from Old Italian garbo grace, probably of Germanic origin]
ˈgarbless adj

garb

(gɑrb)
n.
1. a fashion or mode of dress, esp. of a distinctive kind: the garb of a monk.
2. wearing apparel; clothes.
3. outward appearance or form.
v.t.
4. to dress; clothe.
[1585–95; < Middle French garbe graceful outline < Italian garbo grace < Germanic; compare Old High German garawen, Old English gearwian to prepare, adorn, gear]
garb′less, adj.

Garb

 a bundle, 1502. See also gavel, glean, sheaf.
Examples: garb of oats; of steel rods; of wheat.

garb


Past participle: garbed
Gerund: garbing

Imperative
garb
garb
Present
I garb
you garb
he/she/it garbs
we garb
you garb
they garb
Preterite
I garbed
you garbed
he/she/it garbed
we garbed
you garbed
they garbed
Present Continuous
I am garbing
you are garbing
he/she/it is garbing
we are garbing
you are garbing
they are garbing
Present Perfect
I have garbed
you have garbed
he/she/it has garbed
we have garbed
you have garbed
they have garbed
Past Continuous
I was garbing
you were garbing
he/she/it was garbing
we were garbing
you were garbing
they were garbing
Past Perfect
I had garbed
you had garbed
he/she/it had garbed
we had garbed
you had garbed
they had garbed
Future
I will garb
you will garb
he/she/it will garb
we will garb
you will garb
they will garb
Future Perfect
I will have garbed
you will have garbed
he/she/it will have garbed
we will have garbed
you will have garbed
they will have garbed
Future Continuous
I will be garbing
you will be garbing
he/she/it will be garbing
we will be garbing
you will be garbing
they will be garbing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been garbing
you have been garbing
he/she/it has been garbing
we have been garbing
you have been garbing
they have been garbing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been garbing
you will have been garbing
he/she/it will have been garbing
we will have been garbing
you will have been garbing
they will have been garbing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been garbing
you had been garbing
he/she/it had been garbing
we had been garbing
you had been garbing
they had been garbing
Conditional
I would garb
you would garb
he/she/it would garb
we would garb
you would garb
they would garb
Past Conditional
I would have garbed
you would have garbed
he/she/it would have garbed
we would have garbed
you would have garbed
they would have garbed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garb - clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasiongarb - 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
ecclesiastical attire, ecclesiastical robe - attire that is appropriate to wear in a church
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"
activewear, athletic wear, sportswear - attire worn for sport or for casual wear
Verb1.garb - provide with clothes or put clothes ongarb - 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"

garb

noun
1. clothes, dress, clothing, gear (slang), wear, habit, get-up (informal), uniform, outfit, costume, threads (slang), array, ensemble, garments, robes, duds (informal), apparel, clobber (Brit. slang), attire, togs (informal), vestments, raiment (archaic), rigout (informal) He wore the garb of a general.
verb
1. clothe, dress, cover, outfit, deck, array, robe, apparel, attire, rig out He was garbed from head to toe in black.

garb

noun
A set or style of clothing:
costume, dress, guise, habiliment (often used in plural), outfit, turnout.
Informal: getup, rig.
verb
To put clothes on:
Informal: tog.
Translations
kéveöltözéköltöztet

garb

[gɑːb]
A. N (liter) (= clothes) → atuendo m
B. VTvestir (in de)

garb

[ˈgɑːrb] n (= clothes) → tenue f, costume m
prison garb → uniforme m de prisonnier

garb

nGewand nt
vtkleiden; garbed all in blackganz in Schwarz gekleidet

garb

[gɑːb] nabiti mpl, vesti fpl