Thesaurus

dress

Synonyms and Antonyms of dress

relating to or suitable for wearing to an event requiring elegant dress and manners

  • the naval commander wore his dress uniform to the ball
Synonyms of dress
Words Related to dress
Near Antonyms of dress
Antonyms of dress


dress

Synonyms and Antonyms of dress

1 a garment with a joined blouse and skirt usually worn by a woman or girl

  • what a lovely dress youʼre wearing today!
Synonyms of dress
Words Related to dress

2 clothing chosen as appropriate for a specific situation

  • a bagpiper in full Scottish Highlander dress
Synonyms of dress
Words Related to dress

4 the outward form of someone or something especially as indicative of a quality

  • another version of the Cinderella story but in modern-romance dress
Synonyms of dress
Words Related to dress
Phrases Synonymous with dress

cut of one's jib


dress

Synonyms and Antonyms of dress

1 to cover with a bandage

  • first wash and then dress the wound
Synonyms of dress
Words Related to dress
Near Antonyms of dress

2 to make more attractive by adding something that is beautiful or becoming

  • letʼs dress up the room with some greenery for the holiday party
Synonyms of dress
Words Related to dress
Near Antonyms of dress
Antonyms of dress

3 to make smooth or glossy usually by repeatedly applying surface pressure

  • dress the granite block to be used as the headstone on all four sides
Synonyms of dress
Words Related to dress
Near Antonyms of dress

4 to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes

  • dressed the young girl in satin and lace
Synonyms of dress
Words Related to dress
Near Antonyms of dress
Antonyms of dress

5 to put on oneʼs best or formal clothes

  • we donʼt usually dress for dinner
Synonyms of dress
Words Related to dress

6 to look after or assist the growth of by labor and care

  • dress the beans by applying fertilizer once a week
Synonyms of dress
Words Related to dress
Near Antonyms of dress



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dress? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

living or existing for a long time

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!