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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DISROBE, v.t. [dis and robe.]
1. To divest of a robe; to divest of garments; to undress.
2. To strip of covering; to divest of any surrounding appendage. Autumn disrobes the fields of verdure.
These two peers were disrobed of their glory.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

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]

Merriam Webster's

verb Etymology: Middle French desrober, from des- dis- + robe garment, from Old French Date: 1581 intransitive verb to take off one's clothing transitive verb to strip of clothing or covering

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v.tr. & refl. (also absol.) 1 divest (oneself or another) of a robe or a garment; undress. 2 divest (oneself or another) of office, authority, etc.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Disrobe Dis*robe" (?; see Dis-), v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. Disrobed; p. pr. & vb. n. Disrobing.] To divest of a robe; to undress; figuratively, to strip of covering; to divest of that which clothes or decorates; as, autumn disrobes the fields of verdure. Two great peers were disrobed of their glory. --Sir H. Wotton.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(disrobes, disrobing, disrobed) When someone disrobes, they remove their clothes. (FORMAL) She stood up and began to disrobe, folding each garment neatly. = undress VERB: V

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

v. a. Divest, strip, undress, uncover, unclothe.



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