Synonyms for gown


1. gown, dress, frock
usage: a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions
2. gown, university
usage: the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located; "the relations between town and gown are always sensitive"
3. nightgown, gown, nightie, night-robe, nightdress, lingerie, intimate apparel, nightwear, sleepwear, nightclothes
usage: lingerie consisting of a loose dress designed to be worn in bed by women
4. gown, surgical gown, scrubs, garment
usage: protective garment worn by surgeons during operations
5. gown, robe, outerwear, overclothes
usage: outerwear consisting of a long flowing garment used for official or ceremonial occasions


1. gown, dress, clothe, enclothe, garb, raiment, tog, garment, habilitate, fit out, apparel
usage: dress in a gown
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