attire, garb, dress(verb)
clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
"formal attire"; "battle dress"
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"
clothing in general
the whole dress or suit of clothes worn by any person, especially when indicating rank or office; as, the garb of a clergyman or a judge
costume; fashion; as, the garb of a gentleman in the 16th century
external appearance, as expressive of the feelings or character; looks; fashion or manner, as of speech
a sheaf of grain (wheat, unless otherwise specified)
to clothe; array; deck
Origin: [OF. garbe looks, countenance, grace, ornament, fr. OHG. garaw, garw, ornament, dress. akin to E. gear. See Gear, n.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gärb, n. fashion of dress: external appearance.—v.t. to clothe, array. [O. Fr. garbe—It. garbo, grace; of Teut. origin.]
gärb, n. a sheaf of grain, frequently used in heraldry. [O. Fr. garbe—Teut., as in Old High Ger. garba, a handful (Ger. garbe, Dut. garf).]
The numerical value of garb in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of garb in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I do question the motives of a deskbound president who assumes the garb of a warrior for the purposes of a speech.
Man is an actor who plays various parts: First comes a boy, then out a lover starts; His garb is changed for, lo! a beggar?s rags; Then he?s a merchant with full money-bags; Anon, an aged sire, wrinkled and lean; At last Death drops the curtain on the scene.*
Jared Kushner has done everything Jared Kushner’s required to do and more. Jared Kushner’s simply required to recuse Jared Kushner from any decision that would have a ‘ direct and predictable ’ impact on Jared Kushner financial holdings, they're cloaking political issues in legal garb. The transition team said Jared Kushner will work closely with White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and chief strategist Stephen K. Bannon to execute President-elect Trump’s agenda.
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