clothe meaning

  • VerbSGclothesPRclothingPT, PPcladPT, PPclothed
    1. VT To adorn or cover with clothing; to dress; to supply clothes or clothing.
      1. to feed and clothe a family; to clothe oneself extravagantly
    2. (figuratively) To cover or invest, as if with a garment.
      1. to clothe somebody with authority or power
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Mostly clad in red shirts and waving white pompoms, they vastly outnumbered and outcheered Cub fans, who usually have a strong presence here.
      • She didn't like his clothes or grammar and pitched a snit fit.
      • Washing light laundry with dark may cause your clothes to discolor.
    2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • True, he's a little young for full curmudgeonhood, but he's been working tirelessly at it for years, and he takes a gadfly's delight in pointing out that this or that emperor has no clothes.
      • As soon as she got home, she pulled off her clothes.
      • After banishing his[sic] immediately to the shower on arrival home (grin), I use a full cup of vinegar (plain cheap white stuff) tossed into the wash to destinkify his clothes.

Meaning of clothe for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "clothe" is a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb and a verbs by inflection type.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Verbs
      • Transitive verbs
        • Verbs by inflection type
          • Irregular verbs
      Difficultness: Level 3
      Easy     ➨     Difficult
      Definiteness: Level 5
      Definite    ➨     Versatile
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