Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun costume

4 senses of costume

Sense 1
costume -- (the attire worn in a play or at a fancy dress ball; "he won the prize for best costume")
       => attire, garb, dress -- (clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress")

Sense 2
costume -- (unusual or period attire not characteristic of or appropriate to the time and place; "in spite of the heat he insisted on his woolen costume")
       => attire, garb, dress -- (clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress")

Sense 3
costume -- (the prevalent fashion of dress (including accessories and hair style as well as garments))
       => attire, garb, dress -- (clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress")

Sense 4
costume -- (the attire characteristic of a country or a time or a social class; "he wore his national costume")
       => attire, garb, dress -- (clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; "formal attire"; "battle dress")

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

2 senses of costume

Sense 1
costume, dress up -- (dress in a costume; "We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins")
       => 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")

Sense 2
costume -- (furnish with costumes; as for a film or play)
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

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