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  Definition of dressing
  1. the act of applying a bandage
  2. the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes
  3. processes in the conversion of rough hides into leather
  4. a cloth covering for a wound or sore
  5. making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure
  6. a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
  7. savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
Similar Words: bandaging, binding, grooming, medical dressing, fertilization, fertilisation, fecundation, stuffing, salad dressing

 

Hyponyms: investment, primping, toilet, toilette, bandage, patch, compress, poultice, cataplasm, plaster, surgical dressing, top dressing, turkey stuffing, oyster stuffing, oyster dressing, forcemeat, farce, sauce Louis, bleu cheese dressing, blue cheese dressing, Roquefort dressing, French dressing, vinaigrette, sauce vinaigrette, Lorenzo dressing, anchovy dressing, Italian dressing, half-and-half dressing, mayonnaise, mayo, Russian dressing, Russian mayonnaise, salad cream, Thousand Island dressing

 

Derivational Morphology: bind, bandage, dress, groom, neaten, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel, get dressed, fertilize, fecundate, fertilise, feed, dress out, stuff

 

Anagrams: ringside, designer, redesign, resigned

 

 
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