What does Apparel mean?

Definitions for Appareləˈpær əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Apparel.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparel, wearing apparel, dress, clothes(verb)

    clothing in general

    "she was refined in her choice of apparel"; "he always bought his clothes at the same store"; "fastidious about his dress"

  2. dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel(verb)

    provide with clothes or put clothes on

    "Parents must feed and dress their child"


  1. apparel(Noun)


  2. apparel(Verb)

    To furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out.

    Ships . . . appareled to fight. --Hayward.

  3. apparel(Verb)

    To dress or clothe; to attire.

    They which are gorgeously appareled, and live delicately, are in kings' courts. --Luke vii. 25.

  4. apparel(Verb)

    To dress with external ornaments; to cover with something ornamental; to deck; to embellish; as, trees appareled with flowers, or a garden with verdure.

  5. Origin: aparellier.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apparel(noun)

    external clothing; vesture; garments; dress; garb; external habiliments or array

  2. Apparel(noun)

    a small ornamental piece of embroidery worn on albs and some other ecclesiastical vestments

  3. Apparel(noun)

    the furniture of a ship, as masts, sails, rigging, anchors, guns, etc

  4. Apparel(verb)

    to make or get (something) ready; to prepare

  5. Apparel(verb)

    to furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out

  6. Apparel(verb)

    to dress or clothe; to attire

  7. Apparel(verb)

    to dress with external ornaments; to cover with something ornamental; to deck; to embellish; as, trees appareled with flowers, or a garden with verdure

  8. Origin: [OF. apareiller.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Apparel

    ap-par′el, n. covering for the body, dress: aspect, guise: (arch.) the rigging of a ship.—v.t. to dress, adorn:—pr.p. appar′elling or appar′eling; pa.p. appar′elled or appar′eled.—ns. Appar′elling, Appar′eling. [O. Fr. apareiller, through obscure Low L. forms from L. par, equal, like.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Apparel in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Apparel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Though manners makes, yet apparel shapes.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.

  3. Natacha Alpert:

    The fashion and apparel world is still in cut-and-sew in the factories.

  4. Craig Johnson:

    There is a great migration away from apparel, the little growth they are clocking is being done over very discounted pricing so margins this year are going to be weak in most of the category.

  5. Aruna Kashyap:

    These global apparel brands are household names, they have a lot of leverage, and can and should do more to ensure their contracts with garment factories are not contributing to labor rights abuses.

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