What does apparel mean?

Definitions for apparel
əˈpær əlap·par·el

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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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. apparel

    In marine insurance, means the furniture or appurtenances of a ship, as masts, yards, sails, ground gear, guns, &c. More comprehensive than apparatus.

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  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

Examples of apparel in a Sentence

  1. Vikrant Parsai:

    Though manners makes, yet apparel shapes.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    The fashion wears out more apparel than the man.

  3. Robert Marvin:

    We've had a hard time finding very many names in apparel retail.

  4. Natacha Alpert:

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

  5. Matthew Henry:

    Women who profess the Christian religion, must be modest in apparel.”

Images & Illustrations of apparel

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