Synonyms of dress in English:

dress


See definition of dress

verb

1‘he dressed quickly and ran out of the house’

SYNONYMS

put on clothes, don clothes, slip into clothes, clothe oneself, get dressed

ANTONYMS

undress, strip

2‘he was dressed in an expensive grey suit’

SYNONYMS

clothe, attire, garb, fit out, turn out, deck, deck out, trick out, trick up, costume, array, robe, accoutre

informal get up, doll up

literary bedizen

archaic apparel

3‘they used to dress for dinner every day’

SYNONYMS

wear formal clothes, put on evening dress, dress up

ANTONYMS

dress informally, dress down

4‘she'd enjoyed dressing the tree and singing carols’

SYNONYMS

decorate, adorn, ornament, trim, deck, bedeck, embellish, beautify, prettify, array, festoon, garland, rig, drape

garnish, furbish, enhance, grace, enrich

informal trick out, tart up

literary furbelow

5‘they took him in and dressed his wounds’

SYNONYMS

bandage, cover, wrap, swaddle, swathe, plaster, put a plaster on

6‘she still had the chickens to dress’

SYNONYMS

prepare, get ready, make ready

clean

7‘the field was dressed with unrotted farmyard manure’

SYNONYMS

fertilize, add fertilizer to, feed, enrich, manure, mulch, compost, top-dress

8‘it takes two days to dress a pair of millstones’

SYNONYMS

smooth, polish, gloss, level, face

9‘Patrick dressed Michelle's hair in a sculptured style’

SYNONYMS

style, groom, arrange, comb, brush, do, put in order, straighten, adjust, preen, primp

informal fix

10‘the battalion dressed its ranks with precision’

SYNONYMS

line up, put in line, align, straighten, arrange, put into order, dispose, set out, get into columns, get into rows

fall in


noun

1‘she had on a long blue dress’

SYNONYMS

frock, gown, robe, shift

2‘at ten o'clock Morton put on full evening dress’

SYNONYMS

clothes, clothing, garments, attire, costume, outfit, ensemble, garb, turnout

finery, regalia

informal gear, get-up, togs, duds, garms, glad rags, schmutter

British informal clobber, kit, rig-out

North American informal threads

formal apparel, habiliment, raiment

archaic vestments


Phrases

    dress down

      ‘she was dressed down in a T shirt and torn jeans’

      SYNONYMS

      dress informally, dress casually, be untidy

      informal

      slob around

      ANTONYMS

      dress up, dress smartly

    dress someone down

      ‘the president dressed down the media during the press conference’

    dress up

      1‘Angela loved dressing up’

      SYNONYMS

      dress smartly, dress formally, wear evening dress

      informal

      doll oneself up, dress to the nines, put on one's glad rags

      ANTONYMS

      dress casually, dress down

      2‘Hugh was dressed up as Santa Claus’

      SYNONYMS

      disguise oneself, dress

      put on fancy dress, wear a costume, put on a disguise, wear disguise

    dress something up

      ‘tabloids make their money by dressing up the prejudices of their readers as informed opinion’

      SYNONYMS

      present, represent, portray, depict, characterize

      embellish, enhance, touch up, embroider, gloss, adorn

      ginger up

      informal

      jazz up