See also: attiré

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English atyren, atiren, from Old French atirier (to equip), from a- + tire (rank), akin to German Zier (ornament) and Old Norse tírr (glory, renown).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈtaɪə(ɹ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪə(ɹ)

NounEdit

attire (countable and uncountable, plural attires)

  1. (clothing) One's dress; what one wears; one's clothes.
    He was wearing his formal attire.
  2. (heraldry) The single horn of a deer or stag.

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attire (third-person singular simple present attires, present participle attiring, simple past and past participle attired)

  1. (transitive) To clothe or adorn.
    We will attire him in fine clothing so he can make a good impression.
    He stood there, attired in his best clothes, waiting for applause.

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attire

  1. first-person singular present indicative of attirer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of attirer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of attirer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of attirer
  5. second-person singular imperative of attirer

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