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do up

verb

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  1. 1 to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming the whole house had been done up for Halloween Synonyms of do up adorn, array, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, blazon, caparison, deck, do, doll up, decorate, drape, dress, embellish, emblaze, emboss, enrich, fancify, fancy up, festoon, garnish, glitz (up), grace, gussy up, ornament, pretty (up), trimWords Related to do up accessorize, dress up, trap, trick (out); brighten, freshen, smarten, spruce (up); boss, chase; braid, embroider, feather, figure, filigree, fillet, flounce, frill, fringe, furbelow, garland, hang, lace, ribbon, swag, wreathe; appliqué, gild, paint; diamond, gem, impearl, jewel, pearl; redecorate, redoNear Antonyms of do up simplify, streamline; bare, denude, dismantle, display, divest, expose, reveal, strip, uncover; uglifyAntonyms of do up blemish, deface, disfigure, mar, scar, spoil

  2. 2 to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes on Wild West Day some of the women came to the office done up as showgirls, while the men were mostly outlaws Synonyms of do up apparel, array, attire, bedeck, caparison, costume, deck (out), clothe, dress, dress up, enrobe, garb, garment, get up, gown, habit, invest, rig (out), robe, suit, tog (up or out), toilet, vestureWords Related to do up 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 of do up denude, divest, uncover, undrape, unveilAntonyms of do up disarray, disrobe, strip, unclothe, undress, untruss [archaic]

  3. 3 to use up all the physical energy of all of this fussing about the wedding has done me up Synonyms of do up break, burn out, bust, do in, exhaust, drain, fag, fatigue, frazzle, harass, kill, knock out, outwear, tire, tucker (out), wash out, wear, wear out, wearyWords Related to do up debilitate, enervate, enfeeble, sap, waste, weakenNear Antonyms of do up activate, energize, invigorate, rejuvenate, strengthen, vitalize; relax, rest, unwind


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