A dress (also known as a frock or a gown) is a garment consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice (or a matching bodice giving the effect of a one-piece garment). In Western culture, dresses are usually considered to be items of women's and girls' apparel.
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... Dress uniforms were worn mostly on formal occasions ... of service and field uniforms, fatigues, and in some cases, dress uniforms ... There is also a white dress uniform ...
... to wear the national, that is to say, the Frank, dress-next his skin a linen shirt and linen breeches, and above these a tunic fringed with silk while hose fastened by bands covered his lower limbs ...
... The dress is of white commercial cotton and the embroidery is multicolored cotton, mainly in red and blue ... on the skirt and sleeves is also done directly on the dress ... The dress has an uncommon round neckline, which was an innovation and was only used here and in the village of Salama, near Jaffa ...
... It is traditional, though not required, to dress babies and small children in white when they are blessed ... Additionally, temple workers and temple patrons dress in white attire to work in the temple or participate in temple ordinances ... Hindu Widows are expected to dress in white clothing to signify their status ...
... outfit(which seemingly resembled a wedding dress), with pieces of cloth that hung a little above her ankles ... Near the shoulders, this dress seemed to puff out, or become feather-like ... She sang her Exodus songs in this dress ...
More definitions of "dress":
- (verb): Arrange attractively.
Example: "Dress my hair for the wedding"
Synonyms: arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure
- (verb): Arrange in ranks.
Example: "Dress troops"
Synonyms: line up
- (noun): Clothing in general.
Example: "Fastidious about his dress"
Synonyms: apparel, wearing apparel, clothes
- (verb): Put a dressing on.
Example: "Dress the salads"
- (verb): Dress or groom with elaborate care.
Example: "She likes to dress when going to the opera"
Synonyms: preen, primp, plume
- (adj): (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes.
Example: "A dress dinner"; "a full-dress ceremony"
- (verb): Provide with decoration.
Example: "Dress the windows"
- (verb): Put a finish on.
Example: "Dress the surface smooth"
- (verb): Convert into leather.
Example: "Dress the tanned skins"
- (verb): Apply a bandage or medication to.
Example: "Dress the victim's wounds"
- (noun): A one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice.
- (verb): Put on clothes.
Example: "We had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?"
Synonyms: get dressed
- (verb): Dress in a certain manner.
Synonyms: dress up
- (verb): Provide with clothes or put clothes on.
Example: "Parents must feed and dress their child"
Synonyms: clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel
- (verb): Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of.
Example: "Dress the plants in the garden"
Synonyms: snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, prune, cut back
- (noun): Clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion.
Example: "Battle dress"
Synonyms: attire, garb
- (verb): Cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width.
- (adj): Suitable for formal occasions.
Example: "A full-dress uniform"; "dress shoes"
Famous quotes containing the word dress:
“The swimming hole is still in use. It has the same mudbank. It is still impossible to dress without carrying mud home in ones inner garments. As an engineer I could devise improvements for that swimming hole. But I doubt if the decrease in mothers grief at the homecoming of muddy boys would compensate the inherent joys of getting muddy.”
—Herbert Hoover (18741964)
“Borrow a child and get on welfare.
Borrow a child and stay in the house all day with the child,
or go to the public park with the child, and take the child
to the welfare office and cry and say your man left you and
be humble and wear your dress and your smile, and dont talk
—Susan Griffin (b. 1943)
“Immorality, perversion, infidelity, cannibalism, etc., are unassailable by church and civic league if you dress them up in the togas and talliths of the Good Book.”
—Ben Hecht (18931964)