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dresses up

verb
present tense third-person singular of dress up

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1 to put on one's best or formal clothes
  • we always like to dress up when going to parties

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2 to change the dress or looks of so as to conceal true identity
  • the war was a fiasco that the administration tried to dress up as a triumph

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3 to make more desirable
  • dressed up the house with new windows and a paint job before putting it on the market

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4 to outfit with clothes and especially fine or special clothes
  • the girls were dressed up in skirts or dresses, but the boys were wearing jeans

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“Dresses up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/dresses%20up. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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