What does attire mean?

Definitions for attireəˈtaɪər

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attire, garb, dress(verb)

    clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

    "formal attire"; "battle dress"

  2. overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog out(verb)

    put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

    "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"


  1. attire(Noun)

    One's dress; what one wears; one's clothes.

    He was wearing his formal attire.

  2. attire(Noun)

    The single horn of a deer or stag.

  3. attire(Verb)

    To dress or garb.

  4. Origin: From atirier, from a- + tire, akin to German Zier and Old Norse tírr.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attire(verb)

    to dress; to array; to adorn; esp., to clothe with elegant or splendid garments

  2. Attire(noun)

    dress; clothes; headdress; anything which dresses or adorns; esp., ornamental clothing

  3. Attire(noun)

    the antlers, or antlers and scalp, of a stag or buck

  4. Attire(noun)

    the internal parts of a flower, included within the calyx and the corolla

  5. Origin: [OE. atiren to array, dispose, arrange, OF. atirier; (L. ad) + F. tire rank, order, row; of Ger. origin: cf. As. tier row, OHG. ziar, G. zier, ornament, zieren to adorn. Cf. Tire a headdress.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Attire

    at-tīr′, v.t. to dress, array, or adorn: to prepare.—n. dress: any kind of covering, even the plants that clothe the soil: (Shak.) a dress or costume.—ns. Attire′ment, Attir′ing. [O. Fr. atirer, put in order—à tire, in a row—à (L. ad), to, and tire, tiere, order, dress. See Tier.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of attire in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of attire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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