dressed
dressed dressed adj. 1. same as {attired}.

Syn: appareled, attired, clad, garbed, garmented, habilimented, robed. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. covered with medication or a bandage; -- of wounds.

Syn: bandaged. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

3. trim and smooth; -- of lumber or stone.

Syn: polished. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dressed — [drest] adj 1.) get dressed to put your clothes on ▪ Go and get dressed! 2.) having your clothes on or wearing a particular type of clothes ▪ Aren t you dressed yet? half/fully dressed ▪ She lay down fully dressed on the bed. smartly/well… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dressed — [ drest ] adjective * 1. ) wearing clothes of a particular type: dressed in: She was dressed in a black suit. dressed as: He went to the party dressed as a cowboy. well/badly/neatly etc. dressed: Emma was immaculately dressed. 2. ) someone who is …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • dressed — dressed; un·dressed; …   English syllables

  • dressed — [[t]dre̱st[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ: usu v link ADJ If you are dressed, you are wearing clothes rather than being naked or wearing your night clothes. If you get dressed, you put on your clothes. He was fully dressed, including shoes... He went into his… …   English dictionary

  • dressed — adjective 1 get dressed to put your clothes on: Go and get dressed! 2 having your clothes on: Aren t you dressed yet? | fully dressed (=with all your clothes on) 3 wearing a particular type of clothes (+ in/as): The older woman was dressed in a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • dressed */ — UK [drest] / US adjective 1) wearing clothes of a particular type dressed in: She was dressed in a black suit. dressed as: He went to the party dressed as a cowboy. well/badly/neatly etc dressed: Emma was immaculately dressed. 2) someone who is… …   English dictionary

  • Dressed — Dress Dress (dr[e^]s), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dressed} (dr[e^]st) or {Drest}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dressing}.] [OF. drecier to make straight, raise, set up, prepare, arrange, F. dresser, (assumed) LL. directiare, fr. L. dirigere, directum, to direct;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dressed — [drest] adj 1) wearing clothes of a particular type She was dressed in a black suit.[/ex] a well dressed man[/ex] 2) someone who is dressed is wearing clothes Ant: undressed Just a minute, I m not dressed yet.[/ex] • get dressed to put your… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • dressed — adjective 1. dressed or clothed especially in fine attire; often used in combination (Freq. 9) the elegantly attired gentleman neatly dressed workers monks garbed in hooded robes went about oddly garmented professors robed in crimson tuxedo… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dressed — /drɛst/ (say drest) verb 1. past tense and past participle of dress. –phrase 2. (all) dressed up like a pox doctor s clerk, (derogatory) wearing clothes designed to impress but in reality are cheap and tasteless. 3. all dressed up, wearing one s… …   Australian English dictionary

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