--verb usually used with object (verb: clothe; 3rd person present: clothes; past tense: clothed; past participle: clothed; gerund or present participle: clothing)

1. to cover as if with clothing.
  • "The mountain was clothed in tropical trees."
2. to provide with clothes or put clothes on.
3. to furnish with power or authority; to of kings or emperors.
Old English claþian (see cloth).