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attire (someone or oneself) in (something)

To clothe in something. I attired myself in a beautiful gown for the gala. She attires her newborn in the cutest clothes.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

attire someone in something

to dress someone in something. The mother attired her children in new, clean clothes. She attired herself in her finest garments.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The dress of a leader should be simple that will be helpful to common masses and save them from complexes when they see how simply their leader is attired.
Caloocan Mayor Oscar Malapitan has urged the city's councilors to review a local ordinance requiring residents to be 'properly and decently attired' in public spaces.
But the next day, sheriff John Herald saw the funny side, telling him: "I see you're properly attired, well, reasonably better attired than you were yesterday."
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