Dress and put on are quite similar, but the former is intransitive and the latter always takes an object.
Other verbs related to clothes are:
- Take off is the opposite of put on.
- Try on. You try clothes on to see if they look good on you.
- Fit. If something fits you it’s just the right size for you.
- Suit. If something suits you, it looks good on you or rather it makes you look nice.
- Don is the same as put on but just more formal.
Dressing up WRONG!