English dictionary definition of:

dress


Noun

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

Verb

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

Adjective

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

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 05:03:56 on 18-01-20

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