to dress; attire.
to provide with clothing.
to cover with or as with clothing.
- half-clothed, adjective
- pre·clothe, verb (used with object), pre·clothed, pre·cloth·ing.
- re·clothe, verb (used with object), re·clothed or re·clad, re·cloth·ing.
- un·der·clothed, adjective
- well-clothed, adjective
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How to use clothe in a sentence
And it often travels so lightly that you can forget you are clothed in its benefits.
We left Hawa knowing the children were at least in good hands: well-fed, well-clothed.
Bayonetta may not always be fully-clothed, but she delivers in spades.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie | Alec Kubas-Meyer | October 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is no way to really justify the constant (clothed) closeups of her crotch and breasts.Bayonetta Is Nintendo’s Graphic, Ass-Kicking Barbie | Alec Kubas-Meyer | October 24, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Everyone is clothed and basically just laughing at this silly sex toy someone brought out as a conversation piece.Miss America Hypocrisy: The Vanessa Williams Nude Photo Shaming | Amanda Marcotte | July 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
M'Bongo and his whole court are now clothed, I am happy to say, at least to a certain extent.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
And he girded him about with a glorious girdle, and clothed him with a robe of glory, and crowned him with majestic attire.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
At last she dismissed the pair of them, bidding the captain see that he was washed and more fittingly clothed.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
They had however put off the garments with which we had clothed them and resumed their mantles.
A poor old woman sat groaning over the fire, and two children crouched, half-clothed, on the bare floor.The Daisy Chain | Charlotte Yonge
British Dictionary definitions for clothe
to dress or attire (a person)
to provide with clothing or covering
to conceal or disguise
to endow or invest
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