Part of speech: verb

To cover or provide with clothes; dress.

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Usage examples "clothe":

  1. Let me give you a lesson in German, this afternoon, Miss Ashburton; so that no one may accuse you of 'omitting the sweet benefit of time, to clothe your age with angel- like perfection. - "Hyperion", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
  2. I think you must be mistaken, Monsieur Paul; my aunt says that my money brings in barely twenty sous a day,- that's a long way from thirty- nine,- and that she has to use some of her own to clothe me. - "San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams", Charles Paul de Kock.
  3. I'm afraid she has to plan and worry a good deal how to clothe and feed and educate those boys. - "Penny Plain", Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas).