[ UK /klˈə‍ʊð/ ]
[ US /ˈkɫoʊð/ ]
  1. provide with clothes or put clothes on
    Parents must feed and dress their child
  2. cover as if with clothing
    the mountain was clothed in tropical trees
  3. furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors
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How To Use clothe In A Sentence

  • He came back hours later clothes ragged, an excited look on his face.
  • In many places, glittering among the clothes, were gold and silver coins, a few silver ornaments such as buckles, and watches -- things not missed by the pirates in the transport of their flight. The Frozen Pirate
  • I lashed the clothes that I had been brought to wear at the hospital into the bag, a couple of ancient pairs of socks that felt suddenly found and familiar.
  • At the last minute I decided to go, so I flung a few clothes together and left.
  • His wife shopped him to me with a bitter complaint about his clothes bill.
  • A couple of plain-clothes men had been sniffing round his apartment.
  • Rose doubled over when Facer walked in wearing his funny clothes.
  • The constable was on leave and wearing civilian clothes.
  • It's all slouchy, casual clothes in light and bright colours. Times, Sunday Times
  • Mickey-boy, 'if the Joy Lady is so anxious to get the baby, and sew its clothes herself, why I'll just let her,' so I did _let_ her, but it took some time to make them, so I had to wait to bring it 'til tonight. Michael O'Halloran
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