Definition of Apparel

1. Noun. Clothing in general. "Fastidious about his dress"

Exact synonyms: Clothes, Dress, Wearing Apparel
Generic synonyms: Article Of Clothing, Clothing, Habiliment, Vesture, Wear, Wearable
Specialized synonyms: Workwear
Derivative terms: Dress, Dress, Dress



2. Verb. Provide with clothes or put clothes on. "Parents must feed and dress their child"

Definition of Apparel

1. n. External clothing; vesture; garments; dress; garb; external habiliments or array.

2. v. t. To make or get (something) ready; to prepare.

Definition of Apparel

1. Noun. clothing ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To dress or clothe; to attire. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive) To dress with external ornaments; to cover with something ornamental; to deck; to embellish; as, trees appareled with flowers, or a garden with verdure. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Apparel

1. to provide with outer garments [v -ELED, -ELING, -ELS or -ELLED, -ELLING, -ELS]

Medical Definition of Apparel

1. 1. To make or get (something) ready; to prepare. 2. To furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out. "Ships . . . Appareled to fight." (Hayward) 3. To dress or clothe; to attire. "They which are gorgeously appareled, and live delicately, are in kings' courts." (Luke vii. 25) 4. To dress with external ornaments; to cover with something ornamental; to deck; to embellish; as, trees appareled with flowers, or a garden with verdure. "Appareled in celestial light." (Wordsworth) Origin: Appareled, or Apparelled; Appareling, or Apparelling] [OF. Apareiller. 1. External clothing; vesture; garments; dress; garb; external habiliments or array. "Fresh in his new apparel, proud and young." (Denham) "At public devotion his resigned carriage made religion appear in the natural apparel of simplicity." (Tatler) 2. A small ornamental piece of embroidery worn on albs and some other ecclesiastical vestments. 3. The furniture of a ship, as masts, sails, rigging, anchors, guns, etc. Synonym: Dress, clothing, vesture, garments, raiment, garb, costume, attire, habiliments. Origin: OE. Apparel, apareil, OF. Apareil, appareil, preparation, provision, furniture, OF. Apareiller to match, prepare, F. Appareiller; OF. A (L. Ad) + pareil like, similar, fr. LL. Pariculus, dim. Of L. Par equal. See Pair. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Apparel

apparates
apparating
apparation
apparations
apparats
apparatus
apparatus digestorius
apparatus hyoideus
apparatus lacrimalis
apparatus ligamentosus colli
apparatus ligamentosus weitbrechti
apparatus respiratorius
apparatus suspensorius lentis
apparatuses
apparel (current term)
apparel chain
apparel industry
appareled
appareling
apparelled
apparelling
apparels
apparencies
apparency
apparent
apparent(a)
apparent brightness
apparent brightnesses
apparent horizon

Literary usage of Apparel

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"Now concerning wearing and putting on of apparel. Isaiah testifieth against vanity in apparel, and the changeable suits among the Jews. Isa. iii. ..."

2. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
"Now concerning wearing and putting on of apparel. Isaiah testifieth against vanity in apparel, and the changeable suits among the Jews. Isa. iii. ..."

3. Making Things Better: Competing in Manufacturing (1993)
"Imports account for well over one- third of what Americans spend on apparel.24 In nearly all high-wage countries, the textile and apparel industries face a ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"CHAPTER VII OF OUR apparel AND ATTIRE [1577, Book III., Chapter 2; 1587, Book II., Chapter 7.] AN Englishman, endeavouring sometime to write of /\ our ..."

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