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clothe

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclotheclothe /kləʊð $ kloʊð/ ●●○ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 1 PUT ON CLOTHES formal to put clothes on your body syn dressbe clothed in something 🔊 The King was clothed in a purple gown.fully/partially/scantily etc clothed 🔊 The children lay on the bed, fully clothed and fast asleep.2 PUT ON CLOTHESto provide clothes for yourself or other people 🔊 They could barely keep the family fed and clothed. Grammar Clothe is usually passive.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
clotheBoth wore silver chaplets and were clothed from head to toe in robes of gold.In the Hindu tradition, a favorite devotional practice is the clothing of the images of the gods.Let me clothe you in my righteousness as you bow before me.be clothed in somethingWe were served swordfish clothed in a pale, creamy sauce.I was clothed in black from head to toe six weeks after my eighteenth birthday.The mutant is clothed in moist sacking only, and his skin is covered in most places with thick green scales.A little farther on, the walls are clothed in pyracantha and Clematis orientalis.The shift was an unbroken sixteen hours and the children were clothed in rags.All the old rotten stumps and decaying fallen trees are clothed in their green.And all the garments he was clothed in were not only untainted but still shone with their first newness and original brightness.In spring its flesh was clothed in white flowers.I didn't say so, because the idea was too unpleasant to be clothed in words and made visible.
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Verb table
clothe
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyclothe
he, she, itclothes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyclothed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave clothed
he, she, ithas clothed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad clothed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill clothe
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have clothed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam clothing
he, she, itis clothing
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you, we, theyare clothing
Past
I, he, she, itwas clothing
you, we, theywere clothing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been clothing
he, she, ithas been clothing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been clothing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be clothing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been clothing
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