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Dress vs. Undressed

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Dressnoun

(countable) An item of clothing (usually worn by a woman or young girl) which both covers the upper part of the body and includes skirts below the waist.

‘Amy and Mary looked very pretty in their dresses.’;

Undressedadjective

Having partially or completely removed one's clothes.

Dressnoun

(uncountable) Apparel, clothing.

‘He came to the party in formal dress.’;

Undressedadjective

(of a wall, etc.) Whose surface has not been dressed (prepared).

‘an undressed wound’;

Dressnoun

The system of furrows on the face of a millstone.

Undressedadjective

(of salad, etc.) Without dressing.

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Dressnoun

A dress rehearsal.

Undressedverb

simple past tense and past participle of undress

Dressverb

(transitive) To fit out with the necessary clothing; to clothe, put clothes on (something or someone).

‘He was dressed in the latest fashions.’;

Undressedadjective

of lumber or stone or hides; not finished or dressed;

‘undressed granite’; ‘undressed hides’;

Dressverb

(intransitive) To clothe oneself; to put on clothes.

‘I rose and dressed before daybreak.’; ‘It's very cold out. Dress warm.’;

Undressedadjective

having removed clothing

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Dressverb

To put on the uniform and equipment necessary to play the game.

‘Due to a left ankle sprain, Kobe Bryant did not dress for the game against Indiana’;

Undressed

Undressed is an American anthology series that aired on MTV from July 26, 1999, to September 5, 2002. The series was created and executive produced by British director Roland Joffé.

Dressverb

Of a man, to allow the genitals to fall to one side or other within the trousers.

‘Does sir dress to the right or the left?’;

Dressverb

(transitive) To prepare (food) for cooking, especially by seasoning it.

Dressverb

To prepare oneself; to make ready.

Dressverb

To adorn, ornament.

‘It was time to dress the windows for Christmas again.’;

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Dressverb

(nautical) To ornament (a ship) by hoisting the national colours at the peak and mastheads, and setting the jack forward; when "dressed full", the signal flags and pennants are added.

Dressverb

(transitive) To treat (a wound, or wounded person).

Dressverb

To prepare for use; to fit for any use; to render suitable for an intended purpose; to get ready.

‘to dress leather or cloth;’; ‘to dress a garden;’; ‘to dress grain, by cleansing it;’; ‘in mining and metallurgy, to dress ores, by sorting and separating them’;

Dressverb

(transitive) To prepare the surface of (a material; usually stone or lumber).

Dressverb

(transitive) To manure (land).

Dressverb

(transitive) To bolt or sift flour.

Dressverb

To arrange in exact continuity of line, as soldiers; commonly to adjust to a straight line and at proper distance; to align. Sometimes an imperative command.

‘to dress the ranks’; ‘Right, dress!’;

Dressverb

To break and train for use, as a horse or other animal.

Dressverb

To direct; to put right or straight; to regulate; to order.

‘At all times thou shalt bless God and pray Him to dress thy ways.’; ‘To Grisild again will I me dresse.’;

Dressverb

To arrange in exact continuity of line, as soldiers; commonly to adjust to a straight line and at proper distance; to align; as, to dress the ranks.

Dressverb

To treat methodically with remedies, bandages, or curative appliances, as a sore, an ulcer, a wound, or a wounded or diseased part.

Dressverb

To adjust; to put in good order; to arrange; specifically: (a) To prepare for use; to fit for any use; to render suitable for an intended purpose; to get ready; as, to dress a slain animal; to dress meat; to dress leather or cloth; to dress or trim a lamp; to dress a garden; to dress a horse, by currying and rubbing; to dress grain, by cleansing it; in mining and metallurgy, to dress ores, by sorting and separating them.

‘And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it.’; ‘When he dresseth the lamps he shall burn incense.’; ‘Three hundred horses . . . smoothly dressed.’; ‘Dressing their hair with the white sea flower.’; ‘If he felt obliged to expostulate, he might have dressed his censures in a kinder form.’;

Dressverb

To cut to proper dimensions, or give proper shape to, as to a tool by hammering; also, to smooth or finish.

Dressverb

To put in proper condition by appareling, as the body; to put clothes upon; to apparel; to invest with garments or rich decorations; to clothe; to deck.

‘Dressed myself in such humility.’; ‘Prove that ever Idress myself handsome till thy return.’;

Dressverb

To break and train for use, as a horse or other animal.

Dressverb

To arrange one's self in due position in a line of soldiers; - the word of command to form alignment in ranks; as, Dress right, dress!

Dressverb

To clothe or apparel one's self; to put on one's garments; to pay particular regard to dress; as, to dress quickly.

‘To flaunt, to dress, to dance, to thrum.’;

Dressnoun

That which is used as the covering or ornament of the body; clothes; garments; habit; apparel.

Dressnoun

A lady's gown; as, silk or a velvet dress.

Dressnoun

Attention to apparel, or skill in adjusting it.

‘Men of pleasure, dress, and gallantry.’;

Dressnoun

The system of furrows on the face of a millstone.

Dressnoun

a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice

Dressnoun

clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion;

‘formal attire’; ‘battle dress’;

Dressnoun

clothing in general;

‘she was refined in her choice of apparel’; ‘he always bought his clothes at the same store’; ‘fastidious about his dress’;

Dressverb

put on clothes;

‘we had to dress quickly’; ‘dress the patient’; ‘Can the child dress by herself?’;

Dressverb

provide with clothes or put clothes on;

‘Parents must feed and dress their child’;

Dressverb

put a finish on;

‘dress the surface smooth’;

Dressverb

dress in a certain manner;

‘She dresses in the latest Paris fashion’; ‘he dressed up in a suit and tie’;

Dressverb

dress or groom with elaborate care;

‘She likes to dress when going to the opera’;

Dressverb

kill and prepare for market or consumption;

‘dress a turkey’;

Dressverb

arrange in ranks;

‘dress troops’;

Dressverb

decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods

Dressverb

provide with decoration;

‘dress the windows’;

Dressverb

put a dressing on;

‘dress the salads’;

Dressverb

cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of;

‘dress the plants in the garden’;

Dressverb

cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width

Dressverb

convert into leather;

‘dress the tanned skins’;

Dressverb

apply a bandage or medication to;

‘dress the victim's wounds’;

Dressverb

give a neat appearance to;

‘groom the dogs’; ‘dress the horses’;

Dressverb

arrange attractively;

‘dress my hair for the wedding’;

Dressadjective

suitable for formal occasions;

‘formal wear’; ‘a full-dress uniform’; ‘dress shoes’;

Dressadjective

(of an occasion) requiring formal clothes;

‘a dress dinner’; ‘a full-dress ceremony’;

Dressverb

put on one's clothes

‘Graham showered and dressed quickly’; ‘I'll go and get dressed’;

Dressverb

wear clothes in a particular way or of a particular type

‘she's nice-looking and dresses well’; ‘he was dressed in jeans and a thick sweater’;

Dressverb

put clothes on (someone)

‘they dressed her in a white hospital gown’;

Dressverb

put on clothes appropriate for a formal occasion

‘we dressed for dinner every night’;

Dressverb

design or supply clothes for (a celebrity)

‘for over four decades he dressed the royal family’;

Dressverb

decorate (something) in an artistic or attractive way

‘she'd enjoyed dressing the tree when the children were little’;

Dressverb

decorate (a ship) with flags for a special occasion.

Dressverb

treat or prepare (something) in a certain way.

Dressverb

clean, treat, or apply a dressing to (a wound)

‘she washed the wound and dressed it with fresh bandages’;

Dressverb

clean and prepare (food, especially poultry or shellfish) for cooking or eating

‘dress the crab and shell the prawns’;

Dressverb

add a dressing to (a salad)

‘dress the salad with vinaigrette’;

Dressverb

apply a fertilizer to (an area of ground or a plant)

‘the field was dressed with unrotted farmyard manure’;

Dressverb

complete the preparation or manufacture of (leather or fabric) by treating its surface in some way

‘leather that had been dressed with alum’;

Dressverb

smooth the surface of (stone)

‘it takes two days to dress a pair of millstones’;

Dressverb

arrange or style (hair)

‘Patrick dressed Michelle's hair in a sculptured, Japanese-type style’;

Dressverb

draw up (troops) in the proper alignment.

Dressverb

(of troops) come into proper alignment.

Dressverb

(of a man) have the genitals habitually on one or the other side of the fork of the trousers

‘do you dress to the left?’;

Dressverb

make (an artificial fly) for use in fishing

‘after you dress a dry fly, be sure to remove any oil before you make your next cast’;

Dressnoun

a one-piece garment for a woman or girl that covers the body and extends down over the legs

‘a dress designer’; ‘a white cotton dress’;

Dressnoun

clothing of a specified kind for men or women

‘traditional African dress’;

Dressnoun

denoting military uniform or other clothing used on formal or ceremonial occasions

‘a dress suit’;

Dress

A dress (also known as a frock or a gown) is a garment traditionally worn by women or girls consisting of a skirt with an attached bodice (or a matching bodice giving the effect of a one-piece garment). It consists of a top piece that covers the torso and hangs down over the legs.

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