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Alternative clues for the word clothe
Lessen one's exposure
Cover with a garment
Make a decent person out of?
Put garments on
Word definitions for clothe in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
verb COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES a food/medicine/clothes cupboard British English ▪ The medicine cupboard's in the bathroom. a laundry/clothes basket (= for dirty clothes ) ▪ Will you please put your socks in the laundry basket? an item of clothing...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Clothe \Clothe\ (kl[=o th]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Clothed (kl[=o th]d) or Clad (kl[a^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Clothing .] [OE. clathen, clothen, clethen, AS. cl[=a eth]ian, cl[=ae eth]an. See Cloth .] To put garments on; to cover with clothing; to dress. Go...
Word definitions in Wiktionary
vb. 1 (context transitive English) To adorn or cover with clothing; to dress; to supply clothes or clothing. 2 (context figurative English) To cover or invest, as if with a garment.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Old English claðian , from claþ (see cloth ). Related: Clothed , clothing . Other Old English words for this were scrydan and gewædian .
Word definitions in WordNet
v. provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child" [syn: dress , enclothe , garb , raiment , tog , garment , habilitate , fit out , apparel ] [ant: undress ] furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors [syn: invest...
Usage examples of clothe.
In accord with their belief they are clothed at first in white garments, for white garments signify a state purified from evils.
Spaniard to allot him a sufficient quantity of land for a plantation, and on my giving him some clothes and tools for his planting work, which he said he understood, having been an old planter at Maryland, and a buccaneer into the bargain.
The Isle of Thanet, a secure and fertile district, was allotted for the residence of these German auxiliaries, and they were supplied, according to the treaty, with a plentiful allowance of clothing and provisions.
Who that has glowed over this exalted picture will tell us that we must make Virtue prosperous in order to allure to it, or clothe Vice with misery in order to revolt us from its image?
Winter time us had better clothes made out of yarn and us allus had good Sunday clothes.
In order to avoid chill and exposure, he was operated on in his old clothes, and while one limb was being amputated the other was being prepared.
For the economic rationale of this, I must refer disciples of Siegfried to a tract from my hand published by the Fabian Society and entitled The Impossibilities of Anarchism, which explains why, owing to the physical constitution of our globe, society cannot effectively organize the production of its food, clothes and housing, nor distribute them fairly and economically on any anarchic plan: nay, that without concerting our social action to a much higher degree than we do at present we can never get rid of the wasteful and iniquitous welter of a little riches and a deal of poverty which current political humbug calls our prosperity and civilization.
Her hair fell loose and tangled over her shoulders, because she had not been offered a thong to tie it up with, and she wore the odd alien clothing that the Antler affected, rather than the animal skins her people wore in the cold season, or the nudity they preferred in the heat.
Stripping away the last of his clothing, he examined the appendectomy scar on his lower right side.
The period for a new election of a citizen, to administer the executive government of the United States, being not far distant, and the time actually arrived, when your thoughts must be employed designating the person, who is to be clothed with that important trust, it appears to me proper, especially as it may conduce to a more distinct expression of the public voice, that I should now apprize you of the resolution I have formed, to decline being considered among the number of those out of whom a choice is to be made.
All else is now mere clothing about the man, not to be called part of him since it lies about him unsought, not his because not appropriated to himself by any act of the will.
One burst open, spewing cosmetics, shoes, clothes and assorted unmentionables across the floor.
We think she has been stolen by a man who had put aniseed on his clothing.
We are compelled to let several English sailors pass before us, decked out in their white drill clothes, fresh, fat, and pink, like little sugar figures, who attitudinize in a sheepish manner around the shafts of the columns.
A trifle pale, but that may have been the effect of her black clothing, rigid from the waist up, her shoes turned outward as befits a ballet dancer, she carried her school satchel -- which was brown, of artificial leather -- to school and her leek-green, dawn-red, and air-blue gym bags, dyed black, to Oliva or to the theater, and returned punctually and pigeon-toed, more well behaved than rebellious, to Elsenstrasse.