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!


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