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Synonyms for attire
əˈtaɪərat·tire

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. attire

    Clothing denotes the entire covering of the body, taken as a whole; clothes and garments view it as composed of separate parts. Clothes, clothing, and garments may be used of inner or outer covering; all the other words in the list (with possible rare exceptions in the case of raiment) refer to the outer garments. Array, raiment, and vesture are archaic or poetic; so, too, is habit, except in technical use to denote a lady's riding-dress. The word vestments is now rare, except in ecclesiastical use. Apparel and attire are most frequently used of somewhat complete and elegant outer clothing, tho Shakespeare speaks of "poor and mean attire." Dress may be used, specifically, for a woman's gown, and in that sense may be either rich or shabby; but in the general sense it denotes outer clothing which is meant to be elegant, complete, and appropriate to some social or public occasion; as, full dress, court dress, evening dress, etc. Dress has now largely displaced apparel and attire. Garb denotes the clothing characteristic of some class, profession, or the like; as, the garb of a priest. Costume is chiefly used for that which befits an assumed character; as, a theatrical costume; we sometimes speak of a national costume, etc.

    Synonyms:
    apparel, array, clothes, clothing, costume, dress, garb, garments, habiliments, habit, raiment, robes, uniform, vestments, vesture

    Antonyms:
    bareness, disarray, dishabille, exposure, nakedness, nudity, undress

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. attire

    Synonyms:
    robes, garments, clothing, vestments, habiliment, habit, raiment, clothes, garb, apparel, accoutrement, livery, uniform, costume

    Antonyms:
    nudity, divestment, exposure, denudation, bareness, disarray, dishabille, tatters, rags, patches, shreds

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attire, garb, dressverb

    clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion

    "formal attire"; "battle dress"

    Synonyms:
    clothes, apparel, dress, garb, frock, wearing apparel

  2. overdress, dress up, fig out, fig up, deck up, gussy up, fancy up, trick up, deck out, trick out, prink, attire, get up, rig out, tog up, tog outverb

    put on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive

    "She never dresses up, even when she goes to the opera"; "The young girls were all fancied up for the party"

    Synonyms:
    deck out, prink, drum, rise, dress, prepare, gussy up, bone up, mug up, fancy up, costume, elevate, uprise, barde, trick up, rig out, tog up, grind away, lift, deck up, cram, arise, swot up, bring up, organize, window-dress, swot, caparison, organise, stand up, bard, raise, work up, get up, bone, turn out, fig out, dress up, trick out, devise, tog out, overclothe, overdress, machinate, fig up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "attire":

    garb, clothing, dress

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  1. Mark Whittle:

    I think you really should learn the stories of these young ladies, you really should read the bios and know what they go through, he said. Pastorchikcompeted for the title against 100 otheryoung women at the 19thannual swimsuit competition. The finalists were selected from more than 18,000 Hooters waitresses who currently work in one of the more than 400 restaurants worldwide. According to Hooters, contestants are evaluated based on responses to interview questions, personality and overall contribution to the Hooters brand, as well as swimsuit attire. The cornerstone of the brand is the world famous Hooters girls, she is beautiful, wholesome, optimistic, charismatic and the greatest antidote to a bad day. Pastorchik will receive a $ 30,000 cash prize and the chance to serve as the face of the Hooters brand with opportunities to appear in advertisements and assist in international openings. The newHooters queen has her real estate license and attends a technical school where she studies business. She says she plans to put her winnings towards a four-year degree.

  2. Sculptor Idriz Balani:

    I used three photos to get her smile, hair, posture and attire right and kept the necklace. She exudes benevolence. I hope they like it.

  3. Xavier Becerra:

    I walked through Fort Bliss. I walked through the lodging area for boys and girls. We keep the boys and girls separate. I saw no issue with the attire, apparel for the kids.

  4. Justin Wetherell:

    But when I work as a flight attendant, I am forced into one of two standards, often for up to four days at a time. I am willing to follow all of the elements of the uniform policy for professional attire, as I do when I work as an instructor, but I don't want to be forced into a binary uniform that excludes me and leads to me being misgendered at work.

  5. Abdi Mohamud Abdi:

    We even gave some non-Muslims our religious attire to wear in the bus so that they would not be identified easily. We stuck together tightly, the militants threatened to shoot us but we still refused and protected our brothers and sisters. Finally they gave up and left but warned that they would be back.


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