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attire

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Happiness comes more from loving than being loved; and often when our affection seems wounded it is only our vanity bleeding. To love, and to be hurt often, and to love again—this is the brave and happy life.
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English

Etymology

From Old French atirier (as a verb, French attirer).

Pronunciation

Noun

attire

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

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to attire

Third person singular
attires

Simple past
attired

Past participle
attired

Present participle
attiring

to attire (third-person singular simple present attires, present participle attiring, simple past and past participle attired)
  1. To dress or garb.
    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.

French

Verb

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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