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clothe (v.)

"to put on garments; provide with clothing," Old English claðian, from claþ (see cloth). Related: Clothed, clothing. Other Old English words for this were scrydan and gewædian. Figurative sense "cover as with clothing" is from c. 1300.

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Definitions of clothe from WordNet

clothe (v.)
provide with clothes or put clothes on;
Synonyms: dress / enclothe / garb / raiment / tog / garment / habilitate / fit out / apparel
clothe (v.)
furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors;
Synonyms: invest / adorn
clothe (v.)
cover as if with clothing;
the mountain was clothed in tropical trees
Synonyms: cloak / drape / robe
From wordnet.princeton.edu