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Overview of verb dress

The verb dress has 16 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (15) dress, get dressed

(put on clothes; "we had to dress quickly"; "dress the patient"; "Can the child dress by herself?")

2. (8) dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel

(provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child")

3. (2) dress

(put a finish on; "dress the surface smooth")

4. (2) dress, dress up

(dress in a certain manner; "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie")

5. (2) preen, primp, plume, dress

(dress or groom with elaborate care; "She likes to dress when going to the opera")

6. (1) dress, dress out

(kill and prepare for market or consumption; "dress a turkey")

7. dress, line up

(arrange in ranks; "dress troops")

8. trim, garnish, dress

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

9. dress, decorate

(provide with decoration; "dress the windows")

10. dress

(put a dressing on; "dress the salads")

11. snip, clip, crop, trim, lop, dress, prune, cut back

(cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden")

12. dress

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

13. dress

(convert into leather; "dress the tanned skins")

14. dress

(apply a bandage or medication to; "dress the victim's wounds")

15. dress, groom, curry

(give a neat appearance to; "groom the dogs"; "dress the horses")

16. dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure

(arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding")

Overview of adj dressed

The adj dressed has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (9) appareled, attired, dressed, garbed, garmented, habilimented, robed

(dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination; "the elegantly attired gentleman"; "neatly dressed workers"; "monks garbed in hooded robes"; "went about oddly garmented"; "professors robed in crimson"; "tuxedo-attired gentlemen"; "crimson-robed Harvard professors")

2. dressed

(treated with medications and protective covering)

3. dressed, polished

((of lumber or stone) to trim and smooth)

4. dressed, dressed-up, dressed to the nines, dressed to kill, dolled up, spruced up, spiffed up, togged up

(dressed in fancy or formal clothing) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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