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  • v. To dress; to put on clothes; to clothe oneself.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. put on clothes


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  • "You have to bathe and get dressed and make more phone calls, heya, and leave your poor old Mother with more chores and more work, heya?"

    Noble House

  • I do not much like the police at the best of times-perhaps an unreasoning prejudice due to a bad experience I had, but still, there it is-and I do not like being told what to do either, so I saw no reason to get dressed just because some strange policeman downstairs had sent word that I should.

    Beacon Street Mourning

  • It had given Jason time to get dressed again and Lena time to do something to sully the freshness of the just-fucked look she was sporting.


  • One that is ready before you are when it is time to get dressed for anything from a white-tie wedding or winter formal to a political or nonprofit fund-raising gala or red-carpet event even—hey, you never know.

    The Style Checklist

  • Jones told him to get dressed and put him to work shoring up Nassau-Siegen’s flank.

    John Paul Jones

  • There were six girls and there were twenty-some boys, and they all — it was an eighth period class and they all came from seventh period boys PE, hot and sweaty with all their stuff, rushing to get dressed and coming to my class and no wonder they were that way.

    Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Brown, June 17, 2005. Interview U-0019. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • I barely manage to get dressed before Margareta Wahlström, my deputy, calls with an update: In addition to the operations center working now for some time in Geneva, we also have a cell active here in New York.

    A Billion Lives


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