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- (intransitive) To wear fancy dress.
- Everyone dressed up for the graduation ball.
- I want a job where I don't have to dress up.
- (intransitive) To wear a costume.
- We're having a party on Saturday, but you must dress up as a famous historical figure.
- (transitive) To decorate; to prettify.
- (transitive) To present in a favorable light.
- (present in a favorable light): spin
to wear fancy dress