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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 ?
Or throw ourselves into those new clothes, so as to be ready," added the younger Kearney, looking down at his ragged trousers.
They were so troubled about my enchanted clothes that they were mightily relieved, at last, when old Merlin swept the difficulty away for them with a com- mon-sense hint.
However, the widow made a pretty fair show of astonishment, and heaped so many com- pliments and so much gratitude upon Huck that he almost forgot the nearly intolerable discomfort of his new clothes in the entirely intolerable discomfort of being set up as a target for everybody's gaze and everybody's laudations.
You see, yourself, that its clothes was turned to ghost-stuff.
When he came I was fast asleep, my clothes fallen off on one side, and my shirt above my waist.
Not only were the texture and pattern uncommonly beautiful, but the clothes which were made of the stuff possessed this wonderful property that they were invisible to anyone who was not fit for his office, or who was unpardonably stupid.
Besides their clothes, the Abyssins have no movables or furniture of much value, or doth their manner of living admit of them.
LITTLE Benjamin said, "It spoils people's clothes to squeeze under a gate; the proper way to get in, is to climb down a pear tree.
The lad's clothes lay across a chair beside the bed.
Here are your clothes all lying in disorder, yet you are going to be married almost immediately, and should not only be well dressed yourself, but should find good clothes for those who attend you.
As Hetty began languidly to take off the clothes she had worn all the night, that she might wash herself and brush her hair, she had a sickening sense that her life would go on in this way.
There was one who was famed for the number of things He forgot when he entered the ship: His umbrella, his watch, all his jewels and rings, And the clothes he had bought for the trip.