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Definition 1: clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where garb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • formal attire
  • battle dress

Synonyms for garb in the sense of this definition

(garb is a kind of ...) a covering designed to be worn on a person's body

(... is a kind of garb ) the traditional dress of Vietnamese women consisting of a tunic with long sleeves and panels front and back; the tunic is worn over trousers

(... is a kind of garb ) a set of clothing (with accessories)

"his getup was exceedingly elegant"

(... is a kind of garb ) formal attire for men during the daytime

(... is a kind of garb ) a covering or bunch of human or artificial hair used for disguise or adornment

(... is a kind of garb ) attire that is typically worn by a horseback rider (especially a woman's attire)

(... is a kind of garb ) a distinctive attire worn by a member of a religious order

(... is a kind of garb ) attire to wear on formal occasions in the evening

(... is a kind of garb ) elaborate or showy attire and accessories

(... is a kind of garb ) attire that is appropriate to wear in a church

(... is a kind of garb ) any attire that modifies the appearance in order to conceal the wearer's identity

(... is a kind of garb ) the prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments)

(... is a kind of garb ) unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place

"in spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume"

(... is a kind of garb ) the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class

"he wore his national costume"

(... is a kind of garb ) the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball

"he won the prize for best costume"

(... is a kind of garb ) attire worn for sport or for casual wear

Definition 2: provide with clothes or put clothes on - [verb of body]

Samples where garb or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Parents must feed and dress their child

Synonyms for garb in the sense of this definition

(garb is a kind of ...) undergo a transformation or a change of position or action

"We turned from Socialism to Capitalism" "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"

(... is a kind of garb ) dress in a gown

(... is a kind of garb ) clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes

(... is a kind of garb ) dress in a costume

"We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins"

(... is a kind of garb ) cover or provide with a coat

(... is a kind of garb ) furnish with shoes

"the children were well shoed"

(... is a kind of garb ) dress with a corset

(... is a kind of garb ) dress without sufficient warmth

"She was underdressed for the hiking trip and suffered hypothermia"

(... is a kind of garb ) dress too warmly

"You should not overclothe the child--she will be too hot"

(... is a kind of garb ) provide or cover with a cloak

(... is a kind of garb ) put a habit on

(... is a kind of garb ) put a shirt on

(... is a kind of garb ) put a frock on

(... is a kind of garb ) put a jacket on

"The men were jacketed"

(... is a kind of garb ) clothe, as if for protection from the elements

"cover your head!"

(... is a kind of garb ) dress primly

(garb has a similar meaning as ...) put on clothes

"we had to dress quickly" "dress the patient" "Can the child dress by herself?"

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