- Undress Un"dress, n.
1. A loose, negligent dress; ordinary dress, as distinguished
from full dress.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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Undress — Un*dress , v. t. [1st pref. un + dress.] [1913 Webster] 1. To divest of clothes; to strip. [1913 Webster] 2. To divest of ornaments to disrobe. [1913 Webster] 3. (Med.) To take the dressing, or covering, from; as, to undress a wound. [1913… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
undress — index denude, expose, unveil Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
undress — (v.) 1590s, to shed one s clothing, from UN (Cf. un ) (2) + DRESS (Cf. dress) (v.). Transferred sense of to strip off (someone s) clothing is recorded from 1610s. The noun meaning state of partial or incomplete dress is attested from 1680s.… … Etymology dictionary
undress — [v] take off clothes denude, disarray, dismantle, disrobe, divest oneself, doff, get off, get out of, husk, peel, shed, shock, slip off, slip out of, strip, unattire, uncloak, unclothe, unmask; concepts 211,453 Ant. clothe, dress … New thesaurus
undress — ► VERB 1) (also get undressed) take off one s clothes. 2) take the clothes off (someone else). ► NOUN 1) the state of being naked or only partially clothed. 2) Military ordinary clothing or uniform, as opposed to full dress … English terms dictionary
undress — [un dres′; ] for n., usually [ un′dres΄] vt. 1. to take off the clothing of; strip 2. to divest of ornament 3. to remove the dressing from (a wound) vi. to take off one s clothes; strip n. 1. the state of being naked, only partly dressed, or in… … English World dictionary
undress — [[t]ʌ̱ndre̱s[/t]] undresses, undressing, undressed 1) VERB When you undress or undress someone, you take off your clothes or someone else s clothes. She went out, leaving Rachel to undress and have her shower... [V n] She undressed the child… … English dictionary
undress — /un dres /, v., undressed or undrest, undressing, n., adj. v.t. 1. to take the clothes off (a person); disrobe. 2. to remove the dressing from (a wound, sore, etc.). 3. to strip or divest of or as if of a covering; expose: to undress a pretense.… … Universalium
undress — un|dress1 [ʌnˈdres] v [I and T] ↑vest, ↑undershirt to take your clothes off, or take someone else s clothes off ▪ Matt undressed and got into bed. ▪ Joe still needs an adult to undress him. undress 2 undress2 n [U] formal when you are wearing few … Dictionary of contemporary English
undress — un|dress1 [ ʌn dres ] verb intransitive or transitive to remove your clothes or to remove someone else s clothes: She undressed the children and got them into their pajamas. undress un|dress 2 [ ʌn dres ] noun a state of undress FORMAL a state of … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English