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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. partial or complete nakedness;
- Example: "a state of undress"


VERB (2)

1. get undressed;
- Example: "please don't undress in front of everybody!"
- Example: "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living"
[syn: undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel]

2. remove (someone's or one's own) clothes;
- Example: "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"
- Example: "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"
- Example: "He disinvested himself of his garments"
[syn: strip, undress, divest, disinvest]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Undress \Un*dress"\, v. t. [1st pref. un- + dress.] [1913 Webster] 1. To divest of clothes; to strip. [1913 Webster] 2. To divest of ornaments to disrobe. [1913 Webster] 3. (Med.) To take the dressing, or covering, from; as, to undress a wound. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Undress \Un"dress\, n. 1. A loose, negligent dress; ordinary dress, as distinguished from full dress. [1913 Webster] 2. (Mil. & Naval) An authorized habitual dress of officers and soldiers, but not full-dress uniform. [1913 Webster] Undress parade (Mil.), a substitute for dress parade, allowed in bad weather, the companies forming without arms, and the ceremony being shortened. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

undress n 1: partial or complete nakedness; "a state of undress" v 1: get undressed; "please don't undress in front of everybody!"; "She strips in front of strangers every night for a living" [syn: undress, discase, uncase, unclothe, strip, strip down, disrobe, peel] [ant: apparel, clothe, dress, enclothe, fit out, garb, garment, get dressed, habilitate, raiment, tog] 2: remove (someone's or one's own) clothes; "The nurse quickly undressed the accident victim"; "She divested herself of her outdoor clothes"; "He disinvested himself of his garments" [syn: strip, undress, divest, disinvest]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

36 Moby Thesaurus words for "undress": baldness, bareness, beauty unadorned, casual clothes, debunk, denude, disarray, discover, dishabille, dismantle, disrobe, do a strip-tease, nakedness, neglige, negligee, nudity, show up, something comfortable, sport clothes, strip, unadulteration, unarray, uncase, uncloak, unclothe, uncomplexity, uncomplicatedness, uncomplication, undrape, unembellishment, unmask, unornamentation, unshroud, unsophistication, wrap, wrapper