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clothe

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of clothe

  1. 1 to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes <they liked to clothe the twins in identical outfits just to confuse people> Synonyms apparel, array, attire, bedeck, caparison, costume, deck (out), do up, dress, dress up, enrobe, garb, garment, get up, gown, habit, invest, rig (out), robe, suit, tog (up or out), toilet, vesture Related 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, underdress Near Antonyms denude, divest, uncover, undrape, unveil Antonyms disarray, disrobe, strip, unclothe, undress, untruss [archaic]

  2. 2 to convey in appropriate or telling terms <regulations clothed in obscure terminology> Synonyms articulate, phrase, couch, express, formulate, put, say, state, wordRelated Words craft, frame; hint, imply, insinuate, intimate, suggest; paraphrase, rephrase, restate, reword, summarize, translate; communicate, disclose, speak, talk, tell, utter, verbalize, vocalize; describe, render, write up


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