ROBE: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for ROBE?

Need another word that means the same as “robe”? Find 32 synonyms and 30 related words for “robe” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Robe” are: gown, cloak, wrap, mantle, cape, kaftan, garb, regalia, costume, livery, finery, trappings, vestment, surplice, cassock, rochet, alb, dalmatic, chasuble, bathrobe, housecoat, negligee, kimono, clothe, drape, vest, dress oneself, dress, get dressed, attire oneself, enrobe

Robe as a Noun

Definitions of "Robe" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “robe” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • Any loose flowing garment.
  • A dressing gown or bathrobe.
  • A robe worn, especially on formal or ceremonial occasions, as an indication of the wearer's rank, office, or profession.
  • Outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions.
  • A long, loose outer garment reaching to the ankles.

Synonyms of "Robe" as a noun (23 Words)

albA white linen liturgical vestment with sleeves; worn by priests.
bathrobeA loose-fitting robe of towelling; worn after a bath or swim.
capeA sleeveless garment like a cloak but shorter.
The hair on a cape for the taxidermist can spoil in warm weather.
cassockA black garment reaching down to the ankles; worn by priests or choristers.
chasubleAn ornate sleeveless outer vestment worn by a Catholic or High Anglican priest when celebrating Mass.
cloakA cloakroom.
He threw his cloak about him.
costumeA swimming costume.
He was in charge of costumes and scenery for plays and masques.
dalmaticA wide-sleeved long, loose vestment open at the sides, worn by deacons and bishops, and by monarchs at their coronation.
fineryExpensive or ostentatious clothes or decoration.
Officers in their blue gold and scarlet finery.
garbClothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion.
Kids in combat garb.
gownA dressing gown.
The relations between town and gown are always sensitive.
housecoatA woman’s long, loose, lightweight robe for informal wear around the house.
kaftanA man’s long belted tunic, worn in countries of the Near East.
kimonoA garment similar to a kimono worn elsewhere as a dressing gown.
liveryIn the UK the members of a City livery company collectively.
Pageboys in scarlet and green livery.
mantleThe part of another planetary body corresponding to the earth s mantle.
She was wrapped tightly in her mantle.
negligeeA loose dressing gown for women.
A black silk negligee.
regaliaThe distinctive clothing worn and ornaments carried at formal occasions as an indication of status.
The Bishop of Florence in full regalia.
rochetA vestment resembling a surplice, used chiefly by bishops and abbots.
surpliceA loose white linen vestment varying from hip-length to calf-length, worn over a cassock by clergy and choristers at Christian church services.
trappingsAccessory wearing apparel.
I had the trappings of success.
vestmentA chasuble or other robe worn by the clergy or choristers during services.
A priest in green vestments came and preached a long sermon.
wrapOf a garment having one part overlapping another wrap around.
Beach wraps.

Usage Examples of "Robe" as a noun

  • A young man in a fez and ragged robe.
  • A baby in christening robes.
  • He was dressed in his archbishop's robes after some function.
  • He was clad in a short towelling robe.

Robe as a Verb

Definitions of "Robe" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “robe” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Cover as if with clothing.
  • Clothe formally; especially in ecclesiastical robes.
  • Clothe in a robe or long, loose outer garment.
  • Put on robes, especially for a formal or ceremonial occasion.

Synonyms of "Robe" as a verb (9 Words)

attire oneselfPut on special clothes to appear particularly appealing and attractive.
cloakDress in a cloak.
They sat cloaked and hooded.
clotheProvide with clothes or put clothes on.
It is clothed with an aura of respectability.
drapePlace casually.
He draped an arm around her shoulders.
dressDress or groom with elaborate care.
Parents must feed and dress their child.
dress oneselfCut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width.
enrobeProvide with a coating.
Enrobe the nuts with chocolate.
get dressedBe a mystery or bewildering to.
vestOf a chorister or member of the clergy put on vestments.
The local planning authorities are vested with powers to regulate land use and development.

Usage Examples of "Robe" as a verb

  • The Chamberlain robed the king on coronation day.
  • I went into the vestry and robed for the Mass.

Associations of "Robe" (30 Words)

blouseA type of jacket worn as part of military uniform.
I bloused my trousers over my boots.
capeIn bullfighting taunt the bull by flourishing a cape.
The hair on a cape for the taxidermist can spoil in warm weather.
cashmereWoollen material made from or resembling cashmere.
A cashmere jumper.
clothA piece of cloth for cleaning or covering something e g a dishcloth or a tablecloth.
Has he given up all ideas of the cloth.
coatForm a coat over.
Dirt had coated her face.
cockadeAn ornament (such as a knot of ribbon or a rosette) usually worn on the hat.
The cap bore the traditional cockade in silver blue and red.
The manager doffed his hat to her.
drapePlace casually.
Drape the statue with a sheet.
dressDress in a certain manner.
I ll go and get dressed.
fezA city in north central Morocco; religious center.
gloveOf a wicketkeeper baseball catcher etc catch deflect or touch the ball with a gloved hand.
Rubber gloves.
gownBe dressed in a gown.
The relations between town and gown are always sensitive.
handkerchiefA square piece of cloth used for wiping the eyes or nose or as a costume accessory.
hatPut on or wear a hat.
A black straw hat.
headdressClothing for the head.
A tall plumed headdress.
jacketPut a jacket on.
Phonograph records were sold in cardboard jackets.
kerchiefA handkerchief.
maskPut a mask on or cover with a mask.
He had been masked bound and abducted.
mittenGlove that encases the thumb separately and the other four fingers together.
monocleLens for correcting defective vision in one eye; held in place by facial muscles.
scarfWrap in or adorn with a scarf.
She tucked her woolly scarf around her neck.
shirtA garment similar to a shirt made of stretchable material and typically having a short row of buttons at the neck worn as casual wear or for sports.
A rugby shirt.
skirtWomen regarded as objects of sexual desire.
They are both skirting the issue.
sweaterA knitted garment worn on the upper body, typically with long sleeves, put on over the head.
A close knit wool sweater for icy weather.
sweatshirtA loose, warm sweater, typically made of cotton, worn when exercising or as leisurewear.
undershirtA collarless men’s undergarment for the upper part of the body.
veilCover with a veil.
A white bridal veil.
vestOf a chorister or member of the clergy put on vestments.
The bankrupt s property vests in his trustee.
waistcoatA close-fitting waist-length garment, typically having no sleeves or collar and buttoning down the front, worn especially by men over a shirt and under a jacket.
wearThe wearing of something or the state of being worn as clothing.
The firefighters were wearing breathing apparatus.

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