disrobe

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verb dis·robe \(ˌ)dis-ˈrōb\

Definition of disrobe

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to take off one's clothing

  3. transitive verb
  4. :  to strip of clothing or covering

Examples of disrobe in a sentence

  1. She disrobed and stepped into the bathtub.

  2. <the doctor instructed the patient to disrobe himself before the examination>

Origin and Etymology of disrobe

Medieval French desrober, from des- dis- + robe garment, from Old French


First Known Use: 1581


DISROBE Defined for English Language Learners

disrobe

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verb dis·robe \(ˌ)dis-ˈrōb\

Definition of disrobe for English Language Learners

  • : to remove your clothes

  • : to remove the clothes of (someone)



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