- 1clothe somebody/yourself (in something) (formal) to dress someone/yourself They clothe their children in the latest fashions. (figurative) Climbing plants clothed the courtyard walls.
- 2clothe somebody to provide clothes for someone to wear the costs of feeding and clothing a family
NAmE//kloʊð//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they clothe
he / she / it clothes
past simple clothed
-ing form clothing