English dictionary definition of:

dress


Noun

  • a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
  • clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
  • clothing in general

Verb

  • put on clothes
  • provide with clothes or put clothes on
  • put a finish on
  • dress in a certain manner
  • dress or groom with elaborate care
  • kill and prepare for market or consumption
  • arrange in ranks
  • decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
  • provide with decoration
  • put a dressing on
  • cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of
  • cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width
  • convert into leather
  • apply a bandage or medication to
  • give a neat appearance to
  • arrange attractively

Adjective

  • suitable for formal occasions
  • (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes

Thesaurus

apparel   arrange   attire   clip   clothe   clothes   coif   coiffe   coiffure   crop   curry   decorate   do   enclothe   frock   full-dress   garb   garment   garnish   groom   habilitate   lop   plume   preen   primp   prune   raiment   set   snip   tog   trim  

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ss words and learn about the word dress in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 2. Spelling the consonant sounds, Part 1.

Other Spellzone word lists: Clothes, verbs

Scrabble score for dress


Scrabble score = 6

generated at 02:22:50 on 13-03-20

Spelling dictionary home

Sign up to remove this advert

"Thank goodness for Spellzone during this remote learning phase. The site is easy for students to navigate independently and they're really enjoying the activities and spelling games. You get an awful lot for your money with Spellzone. Really reassuring is the very prompt response with helpdesk queries. I've very rarely needed the helpdesk, but when I have, the issue has been addressed and sorted within a very short time."

Sarah Taggart, Oasis Academy Lord's Hill