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as in gown
a garment with a joined blouse and skirt usually worn by a woman or girl what a lovely dress you're wearing today!

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as in costume
clothing chosen as appropriate for a specific situation a bagpiper in full Scottish Highlander dress

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adjective

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verb

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as in to bandage
to cover with a bandage first wash and then dress the wound

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“Dress.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dress. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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