gown

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Pronunciation[change]

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Noun[change]

Singular
gown

Plural
gowns

A woman in a gown
  1. A gown is a long formal dress for women.
    She wore a beautiful white gown and carried a bunch of flowers.
  2. A gown is a long, loose item of clothing to be worn in bed.
    She wore a gown to bed.
  3. (medicine) A gown is a protective item worn by doctors during operations.
    The doctor put on his gown before going into the operating theatre.
  4. A gown is a ceremonial robe worn by scholars or church men.
    At the graduation the students looked impressive in their black gowns.
  5. Gown is the members of a university.
    The gown defeated the town at the annual golf match.

Verb[change]

Plain form
gown

Third-person singular
gowns

Past tense
gowned

Past participle
gowned

Present participle
gowning

  1. To gown is to put on or wear a gown.
    The nurse assisted the doctor to gown before the operation.

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