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Synonyms for dress up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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 out(verb)

    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, attire, get up, bone, turn out, fig out, trick out, devise, tog out, overclothe, overdress, machinate, fig up

    Antonyms:
    dress down, underdress

  2. dress up, window-dress(verb)

    make something appear superficially attractive

    "The researcher tried to dress up the uninteresting data"; "Don't try to dress up the unpleasant truth"

    Synonyms:
    tog up, prink, trick out, fancy up, fig up, rig out, deck out, bard, gussy up, tog out, window-dress, costume, dress, barde, caparison, deck up, fig out, get up, overdress, attire, trick up

    Antonyms:
    underdress, dress down

  3. caparison, bard, barde, dress up(verb)

    put a caparison on

    "caparison the horses for the festive occasion"

    Synonyms:
    tog up, prink, trick out, trick up, fancy up, fig up, rig out, deck out, gussy up, tog out, window-dress, costume, dress, barde, caparison, deck up, bard, fig out, get up, overdress, attire

    Antonyms:
    underdress, dress down

  4. costume, dress up(verb)

    dress in a costume

    "We dressed up for Halloween as pumpkins"

    Synonyms:
    tog up, prink, trick out, fancy up, fig up, rig out, deck out, bard, gussy up, tog out, window-dress, costume, dress, barde, caparison, deck up, fig out, get up, overdress, attire, trick up

    Antonyms:
    dress down, underdress

  5. dress, dress up(verb)

    dress in a certain manner

    "She dresses in the latest Paris fashion"; "he dressed up in a suit and tie"

    Synonyms:
    line up, rig out, prink, decorate, curry, clip, preen, fig up, apparel, fancy up, deck out, primp, prune, barde, trick up, garment, habilitate, tog up, deck up, trim, dress out, arrange, gussy up, garb, attire, raiment, window-dress, coiffe, do, overdress, coiffure, get dressed, bard, plume, coif, trick out, get up, garnish, caparison, fig out, fit out, crop, costume, tog out, clothe, tog, cut back, enclothe, set, snip, lop, dress, groom

    Antonyms:
    dress down, underdress

Wiktionary

  1. dress up(verb)

    Antonyms:
    dress down

  2. dress up(verb)

    Antonyms:
    dress down

  3. dress up(verb)

    We're having a party on Saturday, but you must dress up as a famous historical figure.

    Antonyms:
    dress down

  4. dress up(verb)

    Antonyms:
    dress down

  5. dress up(verb)

    Antonyms:
    dress down

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How to use dress up in a sentence?

  1. Shawn Sanders:

    I got to dress up, wear a suit, i really followed the mayor all day and did what he did. I learned a lot and it was really cool because not everybody gets to do stuff like that.

  2. Greg Falgiano:

    All of this is tracked in the app, too, so you can go back and see … How was the temperature over the last week ? Or, was it really humid, and that's maybe why the baby wasn't sleeping well ? SMART SAFE TECH : BLAZE LASERLIGHT MAKES CYCLISTS SAFER ON THE ROAD Even the look of the device can be adjusted. Parents can dress up The Arlo Baby to look like a rabbit( with snap-on ears and feet), a Dalmatian, or a cat. It also records video, so busy parents don't have to miss milestones like their baby’s first words or first steps. If one parent is on the road, you can use your smartphone and get access to a live feed from the camera, and type in your password to get into the app and see what baby's doing at any time of the day, Falgiano said. MIT RESEARCHERS GIVE THE WHITE CANE USED BY THE VISUALLY IMPAIRED A HIGH-TECH UPDATE Users can talk to their babies when they’re away, thanks to the monitor’s two-way audio. Speak into your smartphone, and The Arlo Baby will hear your voice on the monitor’s speaker. The camera can also be used to record or live-stream nannies and babysitters. The most important thing you can protect is your family.

  3. Naiyah Otero:

    I think she's pretty and it's an honor to marry Prince Harry, like, dress up as her.

  4. Angela Menz:

    I think to the rest of the world, Melbourne Cup probably looks like one big party -- and that's exactly what it is, everyone makes an effort to dress up. But it's done in a very different way to say, Ascot in England, for example. The lifestyle in Australia is quite relaxed -- we don't have to wear gloves and jackets because it doesn't get that cold.

  5. Tim Ghriskey:

    There is a bit of a Santa Claus rally here. People want to feel good, they want to dress up their portfolios and look fully invested going into yearend.


Translations for dress up

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  • verkleiden, aufputzenGerman
  • embellecer, ponerse bonitoSpanish
  • laittautua, pukeutuaFinnish
  • costumerFrench
  • kiöltözikHungarian
  • agghindarsi, travestirsi, vestirsi bene, vestirsi a festa, vestirsi elegantemente, farsi bella, mettersi in ghingheriItalian
  • 着飾るJapanese
  • 차려 입다Korean
  • przebrać się, przebierać sięPolish
  • нарядиться, приодетьсяRussian

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