Clothe - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |kloʊð|  American pronunciation of the word clothe
Brit.  |kləʊð|  British pronunciation of the word clothe
irregular verb:  p.t. — clothed  p.p. — clothed

verb

- provide with clothes or put clothes on (syn: apparel, dress, enclothe, garb, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog)
- furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors (syn: adorn, invest)
- cover as if with clothing(syn: cloak, drape, robe)

the mountain was clothed in tropical trees

Examples

the cost of feeding and clothing your children

...they liked to clothe the twins in identical outfits just to confuse people...

His thoughts were clothed in poetic words.

The hills were clothed in mist.

The King was clothed in a purple gown.

The children lay on the bed, fully clothed and fast asleep.

They could barely keep the family fed and clothed.

I like to clothe the children in pure cotton; it's so healthy.

the mountain was clothed in tropical trees

helping to feed and clothe poor children

...decided to clothe himself in traditional Scottish garb for the celebration...

The prison is required to feed and clothe the prisoners.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: clothe
he/she/it: clothes
present participle: clothing
past tense: clothed
past participle: clothed
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