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dressed definition

Overview

This page has 4 definitions of dressed in English. Dressed is a verb and adjective. Examples of how to use dressed in a sentence are shown. Also define these 8 related words and terms: dress, treated, prepared, eating, condiment, dressing, clothe, and attired.

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Verb

dressed

  1. simple past tense and past participle of dress
    • 1883: Robert Louis Stevenson, Treasure Island
      ...he was deadly pale, and the blood-stained bandage round his head told that he had recently been wounded, and still more recently dressed.
    the girls were dressed in green; the shrimp sandwich dressed with lettuce and tomato is their top seller

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Adjective

dressed (not comparable)

  1. Having been subjected to a preparatory process or treatment; treated, prepared. [from 14th c.]
    • Treated definition
      simple past tense and past participle of treat
  2. Prepared for eating, especially by the addition of specific condiments or dressing. [from 16th c.]
  3. Wearing clothes; attired (now often with qualifying word). [from 17th c.]
    • Attired definition
      simple past tense and past participle of attire

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