apparel definition

  • noun:
    • Clothing, specifically external garments; attire.
    • A covering or adornment: trees with their apparel of vegetation.
    • clothing
    • outside clothing; vesture; garments; gown; garb; outside habiliments or array.
    • a little ornamental piece of embroidery used on albs many other ecclesiastical vestments.
    • The furnishings of a ship, as masts, sails, rigging, anchors, weapons, etc.
    • prep; the work of planning or providing.
    • Things prepared or supplied; articles or products to be utilized for confirmed function; device; equipment.
    • an individual's external clothes or vesture; raiment; exterior variety; therefore, figuratively, aspect; guise.
    • Eccles., an ornament of alb and amice, found as an easy edge or coloured stripe sooner than the tenth century, most thoroughly employed and fancy in workmanship during the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, but still found in the form of bits of lace sewed upon silk.
    • clothing generally
  • verb-transitive:
    • To clothe or dress.
    • To adorn or embellish.
    • to produce or get (anything) prepared; to prepare.
    • To provide with device; to equip; to suit away.
    • To outfit or clothe; to attire.
    • To dress with additional ornaments; to cover with something ornamental; to deck; to embellish.
  • verb:
    • To furnish with equipment; to furnish; to fit out.
    • To dress or clothe; to attire.
    • To dress with exterior ornaments; to cover with one thing decorative; to deck; to embellish; as, woods appareled with plants, or a garden with verdure.
    • supply with garments or place clothes on
  • others:
    • which will make prepared; prepare; fit down; place in correct purchase.
    • To outfit or clothe; adorn or set off; deck with ornaments.
    • To furnish with external device; supply: as, ships appareled for water.

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