Definition of clothe verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    clothe

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//kloʊð//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they clothe
     
    he / she / it clothes
     
    past simple clothed
     
    -ing form clothing
     
     
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  1. 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.
  2. 2clothe somebody to provide clothes for someone to wear the costs of feeding and clothing a family
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