Definition of 'dress'

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Synonyms of "dress"
Synonyms of "dress"
French Definition of "dress"
French Definition of "dress"
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Example sentences containing 'dress'

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There has always been belief inside the dressing room. The Sun (2016)Some offer fancy dress pub crawls with outrageous themes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She also has the coolest dress sense. The Sun (2017) Put the dressing ingredients in a small bowl and whisk together. The Sun (2016)Clearly the correct dress is smart casual. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He has also been dressing as a woman and wearing make-up. The Sun (2016)The couple asked all their guests to carry pumpkins to light their way to the venue and to dress in costume or autumnal colours. The Sun (2016)Part of a team, part of a dressing room, important to a club. The Sun (2016)They left the sordid bit of bringing the kit to the dressing room to the bearers. Times, Sunday Times (2012)With a delicious dressing a good salad should be the major part of your meal. Holford, Patrick The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)They varied greatly in dress and appearance. Christianity Today (2000)You want each one to be covered by the dressing. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Other birds simply shed their fancy dress. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She just refuses to dress the part. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Guests dressed in period costume are very welcome. The Sun (2009)Why do characters dress up as animals? Times, Sunday Times (2013)They have contrasting musical styles and their dress sense is slightly different too. The Sun (2011)She is beginning to be persuaded to put on dresses again. Steel, Elizabeth Coping With Sudden Hair Loss (1988)Key pieces include smock dresses and cropped jeans. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Wear a skirt or dress in the length that is most typical for you. Times, Sunday Times (2006)You had to dress up in smart frocks. Times, Sunday Times (2006)There were eight or nine of us in the dressing room. Max Arthur Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)They have performed at pretty much all concerts and live appearances since then dressed as robots. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Hang shirts up in dressing room. The Sun (2012)He was dressed in green clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We clean their dressing room, win lose or draw. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Then cover with a clean dressing - clingfilm is ideal. The Sun (2010) Shirt dresses come in feminine silks, heels have a tough edge and leather has a utilitarian look. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The photograph appears to show him lying on the ground with his eyes closed, dressed in military fatigues. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She must dress like a woman, talk like a woman and walk like a woman... she must observe the purely feminine attributes and feminine virtues. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)


Synonyms of 'dress'

put on clothes, don clothes, slip on or into something
clothe, turn out, get up, attire
arrange, do (up), groom, set

Trends of 'dress'

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Translations for 'dress'

British English: dress /drɛs/ NOUN
A dress is something a girl or a woman can wear. It covers the body and part of the legs.
She wore a yellow dress.
  • American English: dress
  • Arabic: فُسْتَان
  • Brazilian Portuguese: vestido
  • Chinese: 连衣裙
  • Croatian: haljina
  • Czech: šaty
  • Danish: kjole
  • Dutch: jurk
  • European Spanish: vestido
  • Finnish: mekko
  • French: robe
  • German: Kleid
  • Greek: φόρεμα
  • Italian: abito
  • Japanese: ワンピース
  • Korean: 드레스
  • Norwegian: kjole
  • Polish: sukienka
  • European Portuguese: vestido
  • Romanian: rochie
  • Russian: платье
  • Spanish: vestido prenda con que se cubre el cuerpo
  • Swedish: klänning
  • Thai: ชุดกระโปรง
  • Turkish: giysi elbise
  • Ukrainian: сукня
  • Vietnamese: áo đầm
British English: dress /drɛs/ VERB
When you dress, you put on clothes.
He dressed quickly because he was late.
  • American English: dress
  • Arabic: يُلْبِسُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: vestir-se
  • Chinese: 穿衣
  • Croatian: odjenuti
  • Czech: obléci se
  • Danish: klæde sig på
  • Dutch: aankleden (zich)
  • European Spanish: vestirse
  • Finnish: pukeutua
  • French: s’habiller
  • German: ankleiden (sich)
  • Greek: ντύνω
  • Italian: vestirsi
  • Japanese: 服を着る
  • Korean: 옷을 입다
  • Norwegian: kle (på)
  • Polish: ubrać
  • European Portuguese: vestir-se
  • Romanian: a îmbrăca
  • Russian: одеваться
  • Spanish: vestirse
  • Swedish: klä på (sig)
  • Thai: ใส่เสื้อผ้า
  • Turkish: giyinmek
  • Ukrainian: вдягатися
  • Vietnamese: mặc quần áo


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