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Definitions for attire
əˈtaɪərat·tire

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attire, garb, dressverb

    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 outverb

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. attirenoun

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

    He was wearing his formal attire.

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

  2. attirenoun

    The single horn of a deer or stag.

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

  3. attireverb

    To dress or garb.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attireverb

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Attirenoun

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Attirenoun

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

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. Attirenoun

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

    Etymology: [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.]

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Numerology

  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

Examples of attire in a Sentence

  1. Speaker Pelosi:

    The chair wishes to remind all members about certain standards of decorum in the hall of the House GOP, that includes proper attire, behavior that is respectful to other members and our staff and adherence to mask requirements and other safety protocols intended to protect all of those present in the Hall of House GOP.

  2. Mark Whittle:

    I think you really should learn the stories of these young ladies, you really should read the bios and know what they go through, he said. Pastorchikcompeted for the title against 100 otheryoung women at the 19thannual swimsuit competition. The finalists were selected from more than 18,000 Hooters waitresses who currently work in one of the more than 400 restaurants worldwide. According to Hooters, contestants are evaluated based on responses to interview questions, personality and overall contribution to the Hooters brand, as well as swimsuit attire. The cornerstone of the brand is the world famous Hooters girls, she is beautiful, wholesome, optimistic, charismatic and the greatest antidote to a bad day. Pastorchik will receive a $ 30,000 cash prize and the chance to serve as the face of the Hooters brand with opportunities to appear in advertisements and assist in international openings. The newHooters queen has her real estate license and attends a technical school where she studies business. She says she plans to put her winnings towards a four-year degree.

  3. Nick Livanos:

    The attire has not gone back to business attire, it might be a nice shirt and slacks.

  4. Gretchen Carlson:

    We’re no longer judging women when they come out in their chosen attire, their evening wear, whatever they choose to do, it’s going to be what comes out of their mouth that we’re interested in, when they talk about their social impact initiatives.

  5. Raneshwar Sing Kishan:

    Hooligans under the attire of security personnel shed tear gas and do lathi charge on the ordinary protesters, but as usual the top farmers leaders escape unhurt.

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