What does clothe mean?

Definitions for clothe
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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word clothe.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. invest, clothe, adorn(verb)

    furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors

  3. clothe, cloak, drape, robe(verb)

    cover as if with clothing

    "the mountain was clothed in tropical trees"

Wiktionary

  1. clothe(Verb)

    To adorn or cover with clothing; to dress; to supply clothes or clothing.

    Etymology: From clothen, from claþian, from klaiþōnan, from glei-. Cognate with Dutch kleden and German kleiden. See also cloth, clad.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Clothe(verb)

    to put garments on; to cover with clothing; to dress

    Etymology: [OE. clathen, clothen, clethen, AS. clian, clan. See Cloth.]

  2. Clothe(verb)

    to provide with clothes; as, to feed and clothe a family; to clothe one's self extravagantly

    Etymology: [OE. clathen, clothen, clethen, AS. clian, clan. See Cloth.]

  3. Clothe(verb)

    fig.: To cover or invest, as with a garment; as, to clothe one with authority or power

    Etymology: [OE. clathen, clothen, clethen, AS. clian, clan. See Cloth.]

  4. Clothe(verb)

    to wear clothes

    Etymology: [OE. clathen, clothen, clethen, AS. clian, clan. See Cloth.]

How to pronounce clothe?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say clothe in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of clothe in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of clothe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of clothe in a Sentence

  1. Columbia Record:

    All that Communism needs to make it successful is someone to feed and clothe it.

  2. Charles de LEUSSE:

    Love is so great that he has no clothe (L 'amour est si grand qu'il n' a de vêtement)

  3. Mary Baker Eddy:

    Audible prayer can never do the works of spiritual understanding, which regenerates; but silent prayer, watchfulness, and devout obedience enable us to follow Jesus example. Long prayers, superstition, and creeds clip the strong pinions of love, and clothe religion in human forms. Whatever materializes worship hinders man's spiritual growth and keeps him from demonstrating his power over error.

  4. John Greenleaf Whittier:

    Clothe with life the weak intent, let me be the thing I meant.

  5. William Shakespeare:

    But then I sigh, and with a piece of scripture,Tell them that God bids us do good for evil.And thus I clothe my naked villainyWith odd old ends stolen forth of holy writ,And seem I a saint, when most I play the Devil.

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