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Meaning of GARB

Pronunciation:  gârb

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
  2. [v]  provide with clothes or put clothes on; "Parents must feed and dress their child"
 

GARB is a 4 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: apparel, attire, clothe, dress, dress, enclothe, fit out, garment, habilitate, raiment, tog
 
 Antonyms: discase, disrobe, peel, strip, strip down, uncase, unclothe, undress
 
 See Also: apparel, article of clothing, change state, clothes, clothing, coat, corset, costume, costume, cover, disguise, dress up, ecclesiastical attire, ecclesiastical robe, evening clothes, evening dress, eveningwear, formalwear, frock, getup, gown, habit, habit, jacket, morning dress, outfit, overclothe, overdress, prim, prim out, prim up, rig, robe, shirt, shoe, Sunday best, turn, vest, vesture, vesture, wear, wearing apparel, wrap up

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Garb\, n. [OF. garbe looks, countenance, grace, ornament,
    fr. OHG. garaw[=i], garw[=i], ornament, dress. akin to E.
    gear. See {Gear}, n.]
    1.
       (a) Clothing in general.
       (b) The whole dress or suit of clothes worn by any person,
           especially when indicating rank or office; as, the
           garb of a clergyman or a judge.
       (c) Costume; fashion; as, the garb of a gentleman in the
           16th century.
    
    2. External appearance, as expressive of the feelings or
       character; looks; fashion or manner, as of speech.
    
             You thought, because he could not speak English in
             the native garb, he could not therefore handle an
             English cudgel.                       --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Garb\, n. [F. gerbe, OF. also garbe, OHG. garba, G. garbe;
    cf. Skr. grbh to seize, E. grab.] (Her.)
    A sheaf of grain (wheat, unless otherwise specified).
    
    
  3. \Garb\, v. t.
    To clothe; array; deck.
    
          These black dog-Dons Garb themselves bravely.
                                                   --Tennyson.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: air, apparel, array, attire, bearing, bedeck, bedizenment, bedrape, brow, bundle up, carriage, cast, cast of countenance, clad, clothe, clothes, clothing, color, complexion, costume, countenance, deck, demeanor, dight, drape, drapery, dress, dressing, dud, duds, enclothe, endue, enrobe, enshroud, envelop, enwrap, face, facial appearance, fashion, fatigues, favor, feathers, feature, features, fig, garment, garments, gear, guise, habiliment, habilitate, habit, invest, investiture, investment, lap, lineaments, linen, lines, looks, mien, muffle up, physiognomy, port, posture, presence, rag out, rags, raiment, robe, robes, sheathe, shroud, sportswear, stance, style, swaddle, swathe, threads, tire, togs, toilette, traits, trim, turn, vestment, vesture, visage, wear, wearing apparel, wrap, wrap up
 

 

 

 

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