Definition of Clothe

1. Verb. Provide with clothes or put clothes on. "Parents must feed and dress their child"




2. Verb. Furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors.
Exact synonyms: Adorn, Invest
Generic synonyms: Equip, Fit, Fit Out, Outfit
Derivative terms: Investiture, Investment

3. Verb. Cover as if with clothing. "The mountain was clothed in tropical trees"
Exact synonyms: Cloak, Drape, Robe
Generic synonyms: Cover, Spread Over

Definition of Clothe

1. v. t. To put garments on; to cover with clothing; to dress.

2. v. i. To wear clothes.

Definition of Clothe

1. Verb. (transitive) To adorn or cover with clothing; to dress; to supply clothes or clothing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clothe

1. to provide with clothing [v CLOTHED, CLAD, CLOTHING, CLOTHES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clothe

clot
clot-dissolving medications
clot buster
clot retraction
clot retraction time
clotbur
clotburs
clote
clotes
cloth
cloth cap
cloth covering
clothback
clothbacks
clothbound
clothe (current term)
clothed
clothes
clothes-brush
clothes-brushes
clothes-maiden
clothes-peg
clothes-pegs
clothes-shop
clothes basket
clothes closet
clothes designer
clothes don't make the man
clothes drier
clothes dryer

Literary usage of Clothe

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1. Archaeologia: Or, Miscellaneous Tracts, Relating to Antiquity.. by Society of Antiquaries of London (1789)
"It'm for making of a paire of hoofe of orange-coloured clothe upper (locked with ... It'm for a paire of boote hoofe of blacke clothe with two paire ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1858)
"Without the idea of beauty, couldst thon conceive a form in which to clothe a soul that has entered heaven ! Agreeable surprises are the perquisites of ..."

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