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Definitions for clothe
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparelverb

    provide with clothes or put clothes on

    "Parents must feed and dress their child"

  2. invest, clothe, adornverb

    furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors

  3. clothe, cloak, drape, robeverb

    cover as if with clothing

    "the mountain was clothed in tropical trees"

Wiktionary

  1. clotheverb

    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. Clotheverb

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

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

  2. Clotheverb

    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. Clotheverb

    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. Clotheverb

    to wear clothes

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

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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. John Greenleaf Whittier:

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

  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. William Shakespeare:

    And thus I clothe my naked villainy With old odd ends, stol'n forth of holy writ And seem a saint, when most I play the devil.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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