- to dress; attire.
- to provide with clothing.
- to cover with or as with clothing.
Origin of clothe
before 950; Middle English clothen, Old English clāthian, derivative of clāth cloth
Synonyms for clothe
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At the end of an hour, reclad in their wet clothes, they huddled at the landing waiting for news from the hospital tent.Blacksheep! Blacksheep!
- to dress or attire (a person)
- to provide with clothing or covering
- to conceal or disguise
- to endow or invest
Word Origin for clothe
Old English clāthian, from clāth cloth; related to Old Norse klætha
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