Associations to the word «Apparel»


APPAREL, noun. Clothing
APPAREL, noun. A small ornamental piece of embroidery worn on albs and some other ecclesiastical vestments.
APPAREL, noun. (nautical) The furniture of a ship, such as masts, sails, rigging, anchors, guns, etc.
APPAREL, verb. (transitive) To furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out.
APPAREL, verb. (transitive) To dress or clothe; to attire.
APPAREL, verb. (transitive) To dress with external ornaments; to cover with something ornamental; to deck; to embellish; as, trees appareled with flowers, or a garden with verdure.

Dictionary definition

APPAREL, noun. Clothing in general; "she was refined in her choice of apparel"; "he always bought his clothes at the same store"; "fastidious about his dress".
APPAREL, verb. Provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne