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garb

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of garb

  1. 1 clothing chosen as appropriate for a specific situation <decided to clothe himself in traditional Scottish garb for the celebration> Synonyms costume, drag, dress, outfit, getup, guise, togsRelated Words apparel, attire, clothes, duds, habiliment(s), raiment; fashion, mode, style; array, caparison, vestments

  2. 2 the outward form of someone or something especially as indicative of a quality <a fable about personal redemption presented in the garb of a conventional horror story> Synonyms aspect, dress, figure, appearance, look, mien, outside, presence, regard [archaic]Related Words air, attitude, bearing, behavior, comportment, demeanor, deportment, manner, poise, pose; carriage, posture, stance; cast, mold, shape, turn; color, coloring, complexion; countenance, face, features, habit, habitus, person [archaic], physiognomy, superficies, visage




garb

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of garb

  1. to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes <firefighters garbed in protective gear> Synonyms apparel, array, attire, bedeck, caparison, costume, deck (out), do up, dress, dress up, enrobe, clothe, garment, get up, gown, habit, invest, rig (out), robe, suit, tog (up or out), toilet, vestureRelated Words cloak, frock, jacket, mantle, vest; drape, enswathe, hap [dialect], huddle, swaddle, swathe, wrap; accoutre (or accouter), bedight [archaic], equip, furnish, habilitate, outfit, tailor, uniform; dress down, underdressNear Antonyms denude, divest, uncover, undrape, unveilAntonyms disarray, disrobe, strip, unclothe, undress, untruss [archaic]




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