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Definition 1: the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for dressing in the sense of this definition

(dressing is a kind of ...) the act of protecting something by covering it

(... is a kind of dressing ) the act of putting on robes or vestments

(... is a kind of dressing ) careful or finicky grooming

"the primping alone took more than an hour"

(... is a kind of dressing ) the act of dressing and preparing yourself

"he made his morning toilet and went to breakfast"

Definition 2: the act of applying a bandage - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for dressing in the sense of this definition

(dressing is a kind of ...) professional treatment for illness or injury

Definition 3: processes in the conversion of rough hides into leather - [noun denoting act]

(dressing is a kind of ...) the act of changing from one use or function or purpose to another

Definition 4: a cloth covering for a wound or sore - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for dressing in the sense of this definition

(dressing is a kind of ...) a covering made of cloth

(... is a kind of dressing ) a piece of soft material that covers and protects an injured part of the body

(... is a kind of dressing ) a cloth pad or dressing (with or without medication) applied firmly to some part of the body (to relieve discomfort or reduce fever)

(... is a kind of dressing ) a medical dressing consisting of a soft heated mass of meal or clay that is spread on a cloth and applied to the skin to treat inflamed areas or improve circulation etc.

(... is a kind of dressing ) a loosely woven cotton dressing for incisions made during surgery

Definition 5: making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for dressing in the sense of this definition

(dressing is a kind of ...) act of making fuller or more meaningful or rewarding

(... is a kind of dressing ) a layer of fertilizer or manure not plowed in

Definition 6: savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for dressing in the sense of this definition

(dressing is a kind of ...) flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food

(... is a kind of dressing ) a creamy salad dressing resembling mayonnaise

(... is a kind of dressing ) mayonnaise with horseradish grated onion and chili sauce or catsup; sometimes with caviar added

(... is a kind of dressing ) egg yolks and oil and vinegar

(... is a kind of dressing ) half mayonnaise and half vinaigrette seasoned with minced garlic and mashed anchovies and grated Parmesan cheese; especially good for combination salads

(... is a kind of dressing ) a vinaigrette with garlic and herbs: oregano and basil and dill

(... is a kind of dressing ) vinaigrette and mashed anchovies

(... is a kind of dressing ) vinaigrette with chili sauce and chopped watercress

(... is a kind of dressing ) oil and vinegar with mustard and garlic

(... is a kind of dressing ) vinaigrette containing crumbled Roquefort or blue cheese

(... is a kind of dressing ) creamy dressing containing crumbled blue cheese

(... is a kind of dressing ) mayonnaise and heavy cream combined with chopped green pepper and green onion seasoned with chili sauce and Worcestershire sauce and lemon juice

(... is a kind of dressing ) mayonnaise with chili sauce or catsup and minced olives and peppers and hard-cooked egg

Definition 7: a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables - [noun denoting food]

Synonyms for dressing in the sense of this definition

(dressing is a kind of ...) any foodstuff made by combining different ingredients

"he volunteered to taste her latest concoction" "he drank a mixture of beer and lemonade"

(... is a kind of dressing ) stuffing for turkey

(... is a kind of dressing ) stuffing made with oysters

(... is a kind of dressing ) mixture of ground raw chicken and mushrooms with pistachios and truffles and onions and parsley and lots of butter and bound with eggs

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