Robe vs Adorn - What's the difference?

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Robe is a related term of adorn.


As nouns the difference between robe and adorn

is that robe is a long, formal dress worn only on special occasions while adorn is (obsolete) adornment.

As a verb adorn is

to make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

robe

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A long loose outer garment, often signifying honorary stature.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Through tattered clothes small vices do appear; / Robes and furred gowns hide all.
  • (US) The skin of an animal, especially the bison, dressed with the fur on, and used as a wrap.
  • Verb

  • To clothe someone in a robe.
  • Derived terms

    * berobed

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    adorn

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
  • a man adorned with noble statuary and columns
    a character adorned with every Christian grace
    a gallery of paintings was adorned with the works of some of the great masters
  • * Bible, Isa. lxi. 10
  • as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels
  • * Goldsmith
  • At church, with meek and unaffected grace, / His looks adorned the venerable place.

    Synonyms

    * beautify * bedeck * decorate * deck * grace * ornament * prettify * See also

    Noun

  • (obsolete) adornment
  • (Spenser)

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