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Definition 1: complete in every respect - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where full-dress or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a full-dress debate
  • a full-dress investigation

(full-dress is similar to ...) having every necessary or normal part or component or step

"a complete meal" "a complete wardrobe" "a complete set of the Britannica" "a complete set of china" "a complete defeat" "a complete accounting"

Definition 2: (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where full-dress or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a dress dinner
  • a full-dress ceremony

Synonyms for full-dress in the sense of this definition

(full-dress is similar to ...) being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)

"pay one's formal respects" "formal dress" "a formal ball" "the requirement was only formal and often ignored" "a formal education"

Definition 3: suitable for formal occasions - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where full-dress or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • formal wear
  • a full-dress uniform
  • dress shoes

Synonyms for full-dress in the sense of this definition

(full-dress is similar to ...) being in accord with established forms and conventions and requirements (as e.g. of formal dress)

"pay one's formal respects" "formal dress" "a formal ball" "the requirement was only formal and often ignored" "a formal education"

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