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")

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