attire

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French atirier (to equip), from a- + tire (rank), akin to German Zier (ornament) and Old Norse tírr (glory, renown).

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Noun[edit]

attire (plural attires)

  1. One's dress; what one wears; one's clothes.
    He was wearing his formal attire.
  2. (heraldry) The single horn of a deer or stag.

habit or dress

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attire (third-person singular simple present attires, present participle attiring, simple past and past participle attired)

  1. To dress or garb.
    We will attire him in fine clothing so he can make a good impression.
    He stood there, attired in his best clothes, waiting for applause.

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

attire

  1. first-person singular present indicative of attirer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of attirer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of attirer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of attirer
  5. second-person singular imperative of attirer

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