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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dress  \Dress\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dressed}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;  dis-  +  regere  to  rule 
  See  {Right},  and  cf  {Address},  {Adroit},  {Direct},  {Dirge}.] 
  1.  To  direct;  to  put  right  or  straight;  to  regulate;  to 
  order  [Obs.] 
 
  At  all  times  thou  shalt  bless  God  and  pray  Him  to 
  dress  thy  ways.  --Chaucer. 
 
  Note:  Dress  is  used  reflexively  in  Old  English,  in  sense  of 
  ``to  direct  one's  step;  to  address  one's  self.'' 
 
  To  Grisild  again  will  I  me  dresse.  --Chaucer. 
 
  2.  (Mil.)  To  arrange  in  exact  continuity  of  line  as 
  soldiers;  commonly  to  adjust  to  a  straight  line  and  at 
  proper  distance;  to  align;  as  to  dress  the  ranks. 
 
  3.  (Med.)  To  treat  methodically  with  remedies,  bandages,  or 
  curative  appliances,  as  a  sore,  an  ulcer,  a  wound,  or  a 
  wounded  or  diseased  part 
 
  4.  To  adjust  to  put  in  good  order  to  arrange;  specifically: 
  a  To  prepare  for  use  to  fit  for  any  use  to  render 
  suitable  for  an  intended  purpose;  to  get  ready;  as  to 
  dress  a  slain  animal;  to  dress  meat;  to  dress  leather 
  or  cloth;  to  dress  or  trim  a  lamp;  to  dress  a  garden; 
  to  dress  a  horse,  by  currying  and  rubbing;  to  dress 
  grain,  by  cleansing  it  in  mining  and  metallurgy,  to 
  dress  ores,  by  sorting  and  separating  them 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dressed 
  adj  1:  dressed  or  clothed  especially  in  fine  attire;  often  used  in 
  combination;  "the  elegantly  attired  gentleman"; 
  "neatly  dressed  workers";  "monks  garbed  in  hooded 
  robes";  "went  about  oddly  garmented";  "professors 
  robed  in  crimson";  "tuxedo-attired  gentlemen"; 
  "crimson-robed  Harvard  professors"  [syn:  {appareled}, 
  {attired},  {garbed},  {garmented},  {habilimented},  {robed}] 
  2:  treated  with  medications  and  protective  covering 
  3:  (of  lumber  or  stone)  to  trim  and  smooth  [syn:  {polished}] 
  4:  dressed  in  fancy  or  formal  clothing  [syn:  {dressed(p)},  {dressed-up}, 
  {dressed  to  the  nines(p)},  {dressed  to  kill(p)},  {dolled 
  up},  {spruced  up},  {spiffed  up}] 




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