HyperDic: gown

English > 6 senses of the word gown:
NOUNartifactgowna woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
groupgownthe members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located
artifactgown, nightgown, nightie, night-robe, nightdresslingerie consisting of a loose dress designed / designed to be worn in bed by women
artifactgown, surgical gown, scrubsprotective garment worn by surgeons during operations
artifactgown, robeouterwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
VERBbodygowndress in a gown
gown > pronunciation
Soundsgaw'n
RhymesAllentown ... Youngstown: 56 rhymes with awn...
English > gown: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions.
Partstrainpiece of cloth forming the long back section of a gown that is drawn along the floor
Narrowerball gownThe most formal gown
bridal gown, wedding gown, wedding dressA gown worn by the bride at a wedding
dinner dress, dinner gown, formal, evening gownA gown for evening wear
mantuaLoose gown of the 17th and 18th centuries
tea gownA long loose-fitting gown formerly popular for wear at afternoon tea
Broaderdress, frockA one-piece garment for a woman
Spanishtraje, vestido largo, vestido
Catalanvestit llarg, vestit
Verbsgowndress in a gown
English > gown: 6 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located.
Example"the relations between town and gown are always sensitive"
BroaderuniversityThe body of faculty and students at a university
English > gown: 6 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaninglingerie consisting of a loose dress designed / designed to be worn in bed by women.
Synonymsnightgown, nightie, night-robe, nightdress
PartsnightcapA cloth cap worn in bed
Broaderlingerie, intimate apparelwomen's underwear and nightclothes
nightwear, sleepwear, nightclothesgarments designed to be worn in bed
Spanishcamisa de dormir, camisón
Catalancamisa de dormir
English > gown: 6 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningprotective garment worn by surgeons during operations.
Synonymssurgical gown, scrubs
BroadergarmentAn article of clothing
Spanishvestido
Verbsgowndress in a gown
English > gown: 6 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningouterwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions.
Synonymrobe
Narroweracademic gown, academic robe, judge's robeA gown worn by academics or judges
vestmentgown (especially ceremonial garments) worn by the clergy
Broaderouterwear, overclothesclothing for use outdoors
Spanishtoga, vestido
Catalantoga
Verbsgowndress in a gown
English > gown: 6 senses > verb 1, body
MeaningDress in a gown.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderdress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparelProvide with clothes or put clothes on
Nounsgowna woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
gownouterwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions
gownprotective garment worn by surgeons during operations

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