clothe definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to place clothes on; gown.
    • to present clothes for.
    • to pay for as if with clothing.
    • To put garments on; to cover with garments; to outfit.
    • to deliver with clothing.
    • Fig.: to pay for or invest, much like a garment.
  • verb:
    • To adorn or protect with clothing; to outfit; to produce clothes or garments.
    • address like with garments
    • offer with garments or put clothes on
    • furnish with energy or expert; of kings or emperors
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to put on clothing.
  • others:
    • to place garments on; invest with raiment; gown; attire.
    • thus to pay for as if with clothes; overspread or surround with any covering, literally or figuratively; invest.
    • To furnish with raiment; offer with garments: as, to give and clothe a young child or an apprentice.
    • Synonyms To attire, range, attire.
    • to put on garments.
    • Nautical, to cover with fabric; rig.

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