To put or make straight; conform to the right range: as (in armed forces usage), to dress ranks.
to manage; direct; set appropriate; retain in the best program.
to regulate; fasten; fix.
To address; direct: since, to outfit words to a person; for this reason, with reflexive pronoun, to direct or change your course, attempts, or interest; prepare or use a person's self to do something; restoration; betake your self: because, they dressed by themselves on dance.
To prepare or make-ready; treat in some particular way, and thus complement some kind of special usage or purpose
to get ready for use as meals, by cooking or by the addition of appropriate condiments, etc.: as, to outfit meat; to outfit a salad.
which will make fit for the point intended, by some suitable procedure: as, to outfit beef when it comes to marketplace; to outfit skins; to outfit flax or hemp.
To cut or lower on correct shape or measurements, or evenness of surface, as by planing, chiseling, tooling, etc.; trim; end; put the completing details to: as, to outfit timber; to dress a millstone
In mining and metallurgy, to sort or fit for smelting by separating and getting rid of the non-metalliferous veinstone: as, to outfit ores.
To brush and do-up: as, to outfit the hair.
To curry and scrub down: because, to dress a horse.
to take care of with remedies or curative devices: since, to outfit a wound.
To array; equip; rig-out: as, to outfit a ship with flags and pendants.
To attire; put clothes upon; clothing; adorn or deck with ideal clothes or raiment: as, he dressed himself hastily; to outfit a person's self for lunch; the housemaid dressed her mistress for a ball.
To direct toward; reach toward; reach; provide.
To prepare for action.
Synonyms To aline. To accoutre, range, rig. To attire, clothing, clothe, embellish.
To direct your program; get.
ahead into range or appropriate alinement: as (in army usage), to dress within the center.
To clothe your self; apply a person's normal garments, or these types of clothes as are required for a particular occasion: because, to outfit during the day; to dress for dinner, or for a ball.
to provide instructions or directions.
for on or up; rise.
In veg. pathol., to treat (whole grain also seed) with hot water, formaldehyde solution, or an identical fungicide, for the true purpose of destroying the spores of smut along with other plant-diseases.
In milling, to completely clean and refine (flour); free (flour) from bran by passing it through bolters. See milling.