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dress
British English: /drɛs/
American English: /drɛs/

Translation of dress in German:

noun

  • 1
    (woman's or girl's frock)
    Kleid, das
  • 2no pl.
    (clothing)
    be in native/formal dress
    nach Art der Einheimischen/formell gekleidet sein
    articles of dress
  • 3no pl.
    (manner of dressing)
    she's rather slovenly in her dress
    sie kleidet sich sehr nachlässig

transitive verb

  • 1
    (clothe)
    be dressed
    angezogen sein
    be well dressed
    gut gekleidet sein
    the bride was dressed in white
    die Braut trug Weiß
    get dressed
  • 8 (Military)dress ranks
    die Front ausrichten

intransitive verb

Phrasal verbs

dress down

transitive verb
[figurative]
zurechtweisen

dress up

transitive verb 1 (in formal clothes)
fein machen
fein anziehen
somebody is all dressed up and nowhere to go
[figurative]
jemandes ganzer Aufwand ist umsonst
[colloquial]
2 (disguise) (elaborately as a game)
herausputzen
3
(smarten)
intransitive verb 1
(wear formal clothes)
2 (disguise oneself) (elaborately as a game)
sich herausputzen

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