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English definition of “dress”

dress

verb (PUT ON CLOTHES)    /dres/
A2 [I or T] to put clothes on yourself or someone else , especially a child : My husband dresses the children while I make breakfast . He left very early and had to dress in the dark .Putting clothes on B1 [I + adv/prep] to wear a particular type of clothes : I have to dress quite smartly for work . Patricia always dresses in black (= wears black clothes ).Putting clothes on dress for dinner to put on formal clothes for a meal : It's the sort of hotel where you're expected to dress for dinner .Putting clothes on
(Definition of dress verb (PUT ON CLOTHES) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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