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gown

 (goun)
n.
1. A long loose flowing garment, such as a robe or nightgown.
2. A long, usually formal dress.
3. A robe or smock worn in operating rooms and other parts of hospitals as a guard against contamination.
4. A distinctive outer robe worn on ceremonial occasions, as by scholars or clerics.
5. The faculty and student body of a university: perfect accord between town and gown.
tr.v. gowned, gown·ing, gowns
To clothe (oneself or another) with a gown.

[Middle English goune, from Old French, from Late Latin gunna, leather garment.]

gown

(ɡaʊn)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) any of various outer garments, such as a woman's elegant or formal dress, a dressing robe, or a protective garment, esp one worn by surgeons during operations
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a loose wide garment indicating status, such as worn by academics
3. (Education) the members of a university as opposed to the other residents of the university town. Compare town7
vb
(Clothing & Fashion) (tr) to supply with or dress in a gown
[C14: from Old French goune, from Late Latin gunna garment made of leather or fur, of Celtic origin]

gown

(gaʊn)

n.
1. a woman's dress or robe, esp. one that is full-length.
2. a nightgown or similar garment.
5. a loose, flowing outer garment in any of various forms, worn by men and women as distinctive of office or profession.
6. a protective overgarment, as one worn when performing surgery.
7. the student and teaching body in a university or college town.
v.t.
8. to dress in a gown.
[1300–50; < Old French < Late Latin gunna fur or leather garment]

gown


Past participle: gowned
Gerund: gowning

Imperative
gown
gown
Present
I gown
you gown
he/she/it gowns
we gown
you gown
they gown
Preterite
I gowned
you gowned
he/she/it gowned
we gowned
you gowned
they gowned
Present Continuous
I am gowning
you are gowning
he/she/it is gowning
we are gowning
you are gowning
they are gowning
Present Perfect
I have gowned
you have gowned
he/she/it has gowned
we have gowned
you have gowned
they have gowned
Past Continuous
I was gowning
you were gowning
he/she/it was gowning
we were gowning
you were gowning
they were gowning
Past Perfect
I had gowned
you had gowned
he/she/it had gowned
we had gowned
you had gowned
they had gowned
Future
I will gown
you will gown
he/she/it will gown
we will gown
you will gown
they will gown
Future Perfect
I will have gowned
you will have gowned
he/she/it will have gowned
we will have gowned
you will have gowned
they will have gowned
Future Continuous
I will be gowning
you will be gowning
he/she/it will be gowning
we will be gowning
you will be gowning
they will be gowning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been gowning
you have been gowning
he/she/it has been gowning
we have been gowning
you have been gowning
they have been gowning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been gowning
you will have been gowning
he/she/it will have been gowning
we will have been gowning
you will have been gowning
they will have been gowning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been gowning
you had been gowning
he/she/it had been gowning
we had been gowning
you had been gowning
they had been gowning
Conditional
I would gown
you would gown
he/she/it would gown
we would gown
you would gown
they would gown
Past Conditional
I would have gowned
you would have gowned
he/she/it would have gowned
we would have gowned
you would have gowned
they would have gowned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gown - a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasionsgown - a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
ball gown - the most formal gown; worn to a ball
bridal gown, wedding dress, wedding gown - a gown worn by the bride at a wedding
dinner dress, dinner gown, evening gown, formal - a gown for evening wear
dress, frock - a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
mantua - loose gown of the 17th and 18th centuries
tea gown - a long loose-fitting gown formerly popular for wear at afternoon tea
train - piece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor; "the bride's train was carried by her two young nephews"
2.gown - the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located; "the relations between town and gown are always sensitive"
university - the body of faculty and students at a university
3.gown - lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by womengown - lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
intimate apparel, lingerie - women's underwear and nightclothes
nightcap - a cloth cap worn in bed
nightclothes, nightwear, sleepwear - garments designed to be worn in bed
4.gown - protective garment worn by surgeons during operationsgown - protective garment worn by surgeons during operations
garment - an article of clothing; "garments of the finest silk"
5.gown - outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
academic gown, academic robe, judge's robe - a gown worn by academics or judges
outerwear, overclothes - clothing for use outdoors
vestment - gown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
Verb1.gown - dress in a gown
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"

gown

noun dress, costume, garment, robe, frock, garb, habit a blue satin ball gown see dresses

gown

noun
A one-piece skirted outer garment for women and children:
Translations
رِداء واسِعفُسْتان، ثَوْب نِسائي
róbatalár
aftenkjolekappe
női estélyi ruha
hempa, kyrtillkjóll
mantijavakarinė suknia
kleitamantijatalārstērps
róbarúcho
ogrinjalo

gown

[gaʊn] N (= dress) → vestido m largo (Jur, Univ) → toga f

gown

[ˈgaʊn] n
(= dress) → robe f
[hospital patient] → blouse f
[surgeon] → blouse f
[graduate] → robe f
(British) [judge] → toge f

gown

n
Kleid nt; (= evening gown)Robe f, → Abendkleid nt; (= dressing gown)Morgenmantel m; (in hospital) → Kittel m; wedding gownHochzeitskleid nt
(= academic gown)Robe f; (of clergyman, judge)Talar m ? town
vtkleiden

gown

[gaʊn] n (dress) → abito (Law, Univ) → toga

gown

(gaun) noun
1. a woman's dress, especially one of high quality for dances, parties etc.
2. a loose robe worn by clergymen, lawyers, teachers etc.

gown

n bata
References in classic literature ?
Yet, thought I, I would rather smuggle one of those little print gowns into my berth than all the silks a sea-faring friend of mine takes the trouble to smuggle from far Cathay.
Not a single female was present but found some means of expressing her abhorrence of poor Jenny, who bore all very patiently, except the malice of one woman, who reflected upon her person, and tossing up her nose, said, "The man must have a good stomach who would give silk gowns for such sort of trumpery
I 've worn turned and dyed gowns all my days, and it don't seem to have alienated my friends, or injured my constitution.
He ran once, but the long gown clogged him so that he slowed down into a shambling walk, and finally plumped into the heather once more.
Lady Carey, in a wonderful green gown, her neck and bosom ablaze with jewels, seemed to be making her farewells.
Allen: "My dear Catherine," said she, "do take this pin out of my sleeve; I am afraid it has torn a hole already; I shall be quite sorry if it has, for this is a favourite gown, though it cost but nine shillings a yard.
Her print gown was tucked up, and she was wearing a large apron over her striped petticoat.
Particularly vivid, humiliating, and shameful was the recollection of how one day soon after his marriage he came out of the bedroom into his study a little before noon in his silk dressing gown and found his head steward there, who, bowing respectfully, looked into his face and at his dressing gown and smiled slightly, as if expressing respectful understanding of his employer's happiness.
are not very forward," retorted Maggie, hastily reaching her own pink cotton gown, and looking at Lucy's light-brown hair brushed back in curly disorder.
It only contained one other summer dress -the plain alpaca gown which she had worn during her memorable interview with Noel Vanstone and Mrs.
One held up the bride's gown from the ground; the other carried flowers in plenty.
The chickens will become ready for the market when poultry will fetch the highest price, so that by the end of the year I shall have money enough from my share to buy a new gown.