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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)

    Antonyms:
    dress down

  4. dress up(verb)

    Antonyms:
    dress down

  5. dress up(verb)

    To present in a favorable light.

    Antonyms:
    dress down

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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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