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clothe

verb accouter, amicire, appoint, arm, array, attire oneself, bedeck, bedrape, cloak, conceal, costume, cover, cover up, disguise, drape, dress, embroider, enable, encase, endow, endue, enfold, enrobe, enwrap, equip, fit out, frock, furnish, garb, gear, innuere sibi vestem, invest, invest with power, outfit, provide, put in uniform, robe, suit, supply, uniform, vestire, wrap
Associated concepts: clothe with authority to act, clothe with indicia of ownership
See also: vest
References in classic literature ?
Who ever saw his old clothes -- his old coat, actually worn out, resolved into its primitive elements, so that it was not a deed of charity to bestow it on some poor boy, by him perchance to be bestowed on some poorer still, or shall we say richer, who could do with less?
Those must indeed be splendid clothes,' thought the Emperor.
WHEN they had finished tea, they tied up the clothes in bundles; and Lucie's pocket-handkerchiefs were folded up inside her clean pinny, and fastened with a silver safety-pin.
and advised his majesty to have some new clothes made from this splendid material, for the approaching procession.
Be off with you, and the men shall get you a good strong waggon with a body to it that will hold all your clothes.
The consul tells me you suspected some one of taking your papers and your clothes.
said she; 'you who have nothing to wear, no clothes at all, and who cannot even dance--you want to go to the ball?
Besides, I considered that my clothes and shoes would soon wear out, which already were in a declining condition, and must be supplied by some contrivance from the hides of YAHOOS, or other brutes; whereby the whole secret would be known.
Here are the clothes, and Peter can leave them when next he comes this way.
Come, strip thy jacket off and I will show thee, for I tell thee I like thy clothes well.
Lor', sir, you wouldn't have 'em in short clothes, poor little dears?
As for the company of foxes assembled to dine with the strangers, they were most beautifully costumed, and their rich dresses made Dorothy's simple gown and Button-Bright's sailor suit and the shaggy man's shaggy clothes look commonplace.