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clothe

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Verb (usu participle)
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23 in 23 verses (in OT : 15 in 15 verses) (in NT : 8 in 8 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

clothev. t. [OE. clathen, clothen, clethen, AS. clā&edh;ian, cl. See Cloth.].
  •  To put garments on; to cover with clothing; to dress.  [1913 Webster]
    "Go with me, to clothe you as becomes you."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To provide with clothes; as, to feed and clothe a family; to clothe one's self extravagantly.  [1913 Webster]
    "Drowsiness shall clothe a man with rags."  [1913 Webster]
    "The naked every day he clad,
    When he put on his clothes.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Fig.: To cover or invest, as with a garment; as, to clothe one with authority or power.  [1913 Webster]
    "Language in which they can clothe their thoughts."  [1913 Webster]
    "His sides are clothed with waving wood."  [1913 Webster]
    "Thus Belial, with with words clothed in reason's garb."  [1913 Webster]
clothev. i. 
     To wear clothes.  [1913 Webster]
    "Care no more to clothe eat."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

clothe, v.tr. (past and past part. clothed or formal clad)
1 put clothes on; provide with clothes.
2 cover as with clothes or a cloth.
3 (foll. by with) endue (with qualities etc.).

Etymology
OE: rel. to CLOTH

THESAURUS

clothe

accommodate, accouter, afford, apparel, apply to, arm, array, attire, authorize, bedeck, bedrape, blanket, block, bundle up, canopy, caparison, clad, cloak, clothe with power, cloud, contribute, cope, costume, cover, cover up, cowl, curtain, deck, deputize, dight, do up, donate, drape, dress, dress up, dud, eclipse, empower, enable, enclothe, endow, endue, enrobe, enshroud, envelop, enwrap, equip, fill, fill up, film, find, fit out, fit up, fund, furnish, garb, garment, give, habilitate, hood, invest, keep, lap, lay on, lay over, maintain, make available, make provision for, mantle, mask, muffle, muffle up, obduce, obscure, occult, outfit, overlay, overspread, prepare, present, provide, provide for, put on, rag out, raiment, recruit, replenish, rig out, robe, screen, scum, sheathe, shield, shroud, spread over, stock, store, subsidize, superimpose, superpose, supply, support, swaddle, swathe, tire, veil, wrap, wrap up, yield

ROGET THESAURUS

clothe

Clothing

VB invest, cover, envelope, lap, involve, inwrap, enwrap, wrap, fold up, wrap up, lap up, muffle up, overlap, sheath, swathe, swaddle, roll up in, circumvest, vest, clothe, array, dress, dight, drape, robe, enrobe, attire, apparel, accounter, rig, fit out, deck, perk, equip, harness, caparison, wear, don, put on, huddle on, slip on, mantle.


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