1. [ noun ] the activity of getting dressed; putting on clothes
Synonyms: grooming
Related terms: covering primping toilet investment groom
2. [ noun ] processes in the conversion of rough hides into leather
Related terms: conversion dress
3. [ noun ] (medicine) a cloth covering for a wound or sore
Synonyms: medical_dressing
Related terms: cloth_covering bandage cast compress poultice surgical_dressing dress
4. [ noun ] making fertile as by applying fertilizer or manure
Synonyms: fecundation fertilisation fertilization
Related terms: enrichment top_dressing fertilize
5. [ noun ] (food) a mixture of seasoned ingredients used to stuff meats and vegetables
Synonyms: stuffing
Related terms: concoction turkey_stuffing forcemeat oyster_stuffing dress
6. [ noun ] (food) savory dressings for salads; basically of two kinds: either the thin French or vinaigrette type or the creamy mayonnaise type
Synonyms: salad_dressing
Related terms: sauce blue_cheese_dressing Italian_dressing French_dressing Lorenzo_dressing bleu_cheese_dressing sauce_Louis half-and-half_dressing mayonnaise Russian_dressing Thousand_Island_dressing salad_cream anchovy_dressing dress
7. [ noun ] (medicine) the act of applying a bandage
Synonyms: binding bandaging
Related terms: medical_care bind
Similar spelling:   drowsing