Clothe meaning

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To put clothes on; dress.
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To provide with clothes.
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To cover over as if with a garment.

Hills clothed in snow.

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To adorn or cover with clothing; to dress; to supply clothes or clothing.

To feed and clothe a family; to clothe oneself extravagantly.

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(figuratively) To cover or invest, as if with a garment.

To clothe somebody with authority or power.

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The definition of clothe is to provide with clothes.

An example of clothe is to put clothes on a baby.

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To put clothes on; dress.

The children were clothed in warm fleece.

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To provide clothes for.
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To cover as if with clothing.
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To endow with a trait or attribute.
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Origin of clothe

  • Middle English clothen from Old English clāthian from clāth cloth
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English clothen, from Old English clāþian (“to clothe”), from Proto-Germanic *klaiþōną (“to clothe”), from Proto-Indo-European *gley- (“to adhere to, stick”). Cognate with Dutch kleden and German kleiden. See also cloth, clad.
    From Wiktionary