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Definition of "clothe" []

  • To put clothes on; dress. (verb-transitive)
  • To provide clothes for. (verb-transitive)
  • To cover as if with clothing. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "clothe" in a sentence
  • "It may be well here to clothe the Latin words of the Pope and the assembled Bishops in an English dress."
  • "But in God's name clothe her for the daylight in decency."
  • "For all of you who have been baptized clothe yourselves with Christ."