Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb clothe

3 senses of clothe

Sense 1
dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel -- (provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child")
       => change state, turn -- (undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election")

Sense 2
invest, clothe, adorn -- (furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors)
       => equip, fit, fit out, outfit -- (provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities")

Sense 3
clothe, cloak, drape, robe -- (cover as if with clothing; "the mountain was clothed in tropical trees")
       => cover, spread over -- (form a cover over; "The grass covered the grave")

Antonyms of adj clad

2 senses of clad

Sense 1
clothed (vs. unclothed), clad -- (wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses")


Sense 2
clad -- (having an outer covering especially of thin metal; "steel-clad"; "armor-clad")

INDIRECT (VIA sheathed) -> unsheathed, bare -- (not having a protective covering; "unsheathed cables"; "a bare blade")

Similarity of adj clad

2 senses of clad

Sense 1
clothed (vs. unclothed), clad -- (wearing or provided with clothing; sometimes used in combination; "clothed and in his right mind"- Bible; "proud of her well-clothed family"; "nurses clad in white"; "white-clad nurses")
       => appareled, attired, dressed, garbed, garmented, habilimented, robed -- (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")
       => arrayed, panoplied -- (in ceremonial attire and paraphernalia; "professors arrayed in robes")
       => breeched, pantalooned, trousered -- (dressed in trousers)
       => bundled-up -- (dressed warmly; "bundled-up sailors and soldiers")
       => caparisoned -- (clothed in finery (especially a horse in ornamental trappings))
       => cassocked -- (dressed in a cassock; "cassocked monks")
       => coated -- (having or dressed in a coat)
       => costumed -- (dressed in clothing characteristic of a period, country, or class)
       => cowled -- (having the head enclosed in a cowl or hood; "a cowled monk")
       => dighted -- (dressed or adorned (as for battle))
       => dressed (predicate), dressed-up, dressed to the nines (predicate), dressed to kill (predicate), dolled up, spruced up, spiffed up, togged up -- (dressed in fancy or formal clothing)
       => gowned -- (wearing a gown; "beautifully gowned women")
       => habited -- (dressed in a habit; "the habited men of the monastery")
       => heavy-coated -- (wearing a heavy coat; "heavy-coated policemen astride noble horses")
       => overdressed -- (dressed too elaborately)
       => petticoated -- (wearing or furnished with a petticoat; "petticoated ladies"; "a petticoated table")
       => red-coated, lobster-backed -- (used of British soldiers during the American Revolutionary War because of their red coats)
       => suited -- (outfitted or supplied with clothing; "recruits suited in green")
       => surpliced -- (wearing a surplice)
       => togged -- (dressed especially in smart clothes)
       => turned out -- (dressed well or smartly; "the girls were well turned out and smart")
       => tuxedoed -- (dressed in a tuxedo; "a tuxedoed gentleman")
       => underdressed -- (inadequately or too informally clothed)
       => uniformed -- (dressed in a uniform; "uniformed policemen lined the President's route")
       => vestmented -- (dressed in ceremonial garments especially clerical vestment)
          Also See-> adorned#1, decorated#1

Sense 2
clad -- (having an outer covering especially of thin metal; "steel-clad"; "armor-clad")
       => sheathed (vs. unsheathed) -- (enclosed in a protective covering; sometimes used in combination; "his sheathed sword"; "the cat's sheathed claws"; "a ship's bottom sheathed in copper"; "copper-sheathed")

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