verb (used with object), en·robed, en·rob·ing.

to dress; attire: The king was enrobed in velvet.

Origin of enrobe

First recorded in 1585–95; en-1 + robe
Related formsen·rob·er, noun
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Related Words for enrobe

dress, wear, enrobe

Examples from the Web for enrobe

Historical Examples of enrobe

  • The sunlight filtered through the thin silk when the Emperor raised the purple to enrobe the kneeling Julian.

    The Death of the Gods

    Dmitri Mrejkowski

British Dictionary definitions for enrobe



(tr) to dress in or as if in a robe; attire
Derived Formsenrober, noun
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