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1. evening

noun. ['ˈiːvnɪŋ'] the latter part of the day (the period of decreasing daylight from late afternoon until nightfall).

Synonyms

  • crepuscule
  • daytime
  • dusk
  • daylight
  • even
  • gloaming
  • sunset
  • nightfall
  • evenfall
  • eve
  • fall
  • sundown
  • eventide
  • gloam
  • crepuscle
  • day
  • guest night

Antonyms

  • night
  • light
  • improvement
  • lighten

Etymology

  • æfnung (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Evening Dress

  • transgress
  • nevertheless
  • stds
  • nonetheless
  • l'express
  • dispossess
  • convalesce
  • tcas
  • simplesse
  • repossess
  • reinvests
  • progress
  • kjos
  • hces
  • express'
  • express
  • distress
  • compress
  • cmos
  • adss
  • abts
  • uys
  • uss
  • undress
  • suppress
  • suggests
  • success
  • requests
  • repress
  • regress

Example sentences of the word evening-dress


1. Noun Phrase
Select an evening dress or cocktail gown for the charity dinner.

2. Noun Phrase
For an elegant red-tie dinner, you can also wear a silver or champagne gold evening dress.

2. evening

noun. ['ˈiːvnɪŋ'] a later concluding time period.

Synonyms

  • period
  • time period

Antonyms

  • unequal
  • asymmetrical
  • first

Etymology

  • æfnung (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • æfnian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. dress

noun. ['ˈdrɛs'] a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice.

Synonyms

  • bodice
  • sari
  • jumper
  • polonaise
  • neckline
  • chemise
  • gown
  • kirtle
  • pinafore
  • frock
  • pinny
  • sheath
  • woman's clothing
  • zipper
  • zip
  • caftan
  • hemline
  • shift
  • coatdress
  • muumuu
  • cocktail dress
  • sundress
  • kaftan
  • sack
  • shirtdress
  • saree
  • slide fastener
  • zip fastener
  • dirndl
  • morning dress
  • strapless

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize

4. dress

verb. ['ˈdrɛs'] put on clothes.

Synonyms

  • dandify
  • deck up
  • get dressed
  • trick up
  • tog
  • cross-dress
  • assume
  • wear
  • gussy up
  • attire
  • fancy up
  • dress down
  • garment
  • tog up
  • raiment
  • habilitate
  • don
  • primp
  • fit out
  • plume
  • change
  • overdress
  • get into
  • trick out
  • bundle up
  • tog out
  • garb
  • put on
  • rig out
  • deck out
  • get up
  • clothe
  • underdress
  • fig up
  • prink
  • enclothe
  • dress up
  • apparel
  • preen

Antonyms

  • undress
  • overdress
  • stay
  • dress up

5. dress

verb. ['ˈdrɛs'] provide with clothes or put clothes on.

Synonyms

  • get dressed
  • tog
  • habit
  • garment
  • gown
  • prim out
  • raiment
  • coat
  • frock
  • cover
  • prim up
  • jacket
  • habilitate
  • fit out
  • vesture
  • robe
  • overdress
  • wrap up
  • prim
  • garb
  • change state
  • overclothe
  • shirt
  • clothe
  • underdress
  • corset
  • enclothe
  • shoe
  • costume
  • turn
  • dress up
  • apparel

Antonyms

  • undress
  • overdress
  • thin
  • heat

6. dress

noun. ['ˈdrɛs'] clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion.

Synonyms

  • evening dress
  • wear
  • finery
  • attire
  • athletic wear
  • ecclesiastical attire
  • ecclesiastical robe
  • evening clothes
  • formalwear
  • turnout
  • activewear
  • vesture
  • getup
  • eveningwear
  • false hair
  • sportswear
  • garb
  • riding habit
  • article of clothing
  • hairpiece
  • clothing
  • outfit
  • costume
  • disguise
  • ao dai
  • habiliment
  • wearable
  • morning dress
  • rig
  • postiche

Antonyms

  • defuse
  • unmuzzle
  • undercharge
  • dirty

7. dress

verb. ['ˈdrɛs'] put a finish on.

Antonyms

  • validate

8. dress

verb. ['ˈdrɛs'] dress in a certain manner.

Synonyms

  • fig out
  • deck up
  • get dressed
  • trick up
  • gussy up
  • attire
  • fancy up
  • tog up
  • overdress
  • trick out
  • tog out
  • rig out
  • deck out
  • get up
  • fig up
  • prink
  • dress up

Antonyms

  • transitivize
  • decontaminate
  • clean
  • unstring

9. dress

verb. ['ˈdrɛs'] dress or groom with elaborate care.

Synonyms

  • deck up
  • get dressed
  • trick up
  • gussy up
  • attire
  • fancy up
  • tog up
  • primp
  • plume
  • overdress
  • trick out
  • tog out
  • rig out
  • deck out
  • get up
  • fig up
  • prink
  • dress up
  • preen

Antonyms

  • dress down
  • destabilise
  • sensitize
  • demilitarise

10. dress

verb. ['ˈdrɛs'] kill and prepare for market or consumption.

Synonyms

  • cook
  • fix
  • ready
  • make
  • prepare
  • trim
  • kill
  • garnish

Antonyms

  • inactivate
  • de-iodinate
  • dry
  • cool
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