Definitions for Appareləˈpær əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ap•par•eləˈpær əl(n.; v.)-eled, -el•ing; -elled, -el•ling.

  1. (n.)clothing, esp. outerwear; garments.

    Category: Clothing

  2. something that decorates or covers:

    woods in the white apparel of winter.

  3. superficial appearance; guise.

  4. the sails, anchor, and other equipment of a ship.

    Category: Nautical, Navy

  5. (v.t.)to dress; clothe.

  6. to adorn; ornament.

Origin of apparel:

1200–50; (v.) ME appareillen < OF apareillier to fit out < VL *appariculāre

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"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. apparel(noun)əˈpær əl

    clothing

    women's apparel

Wiktionary

  1. apparel(Noun)

    clothing

  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


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