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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.]

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  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. Charles de LEUSSE:

    But the dog who is rabid is not by bowl attracted. (Mais le chien qui est enragé n'est par gamelle attiré)

  2. Sculptor Idriz Balani:

    I used three photos to get her smile, hair, posture and attire right and kept the necklace. She exudes benevolence. I hope they like it.

  3. Jessica Regan:

    This gave a broad segment a clear view of what standards of mourning attire were through fashion illustrations and detailed descriptions.

  4. Michelle Lee:

    Many of the teens at the Riverside Library who attend my job-hunt talk did not know what would be appropriate to wear for job interviews, or did not have proper attire.

  5. 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.

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