When you wear your clothes, shoes or jewellery you have them on your body .
Penelope was wearing a beautiful diamond necklace with matching earrings.
You can also wear your hair in a particular way.
David Beckham used to wear his hair short, but now he is wearing it long.
When you put clothes on, you place them on your body in order to wear them. And when you have finished wearing them, you take them off .
Take that shirt off and put on a new one . You can't go out in such an old shirt.
When you dress , you put clothes on .
G etting dressed is a colloquial alternative to dress .
You'd better get dressed now. Henry will be here in ten minutes.
You can also dress children.
She came in covered in mud. So I bathed her and dressed her in new clothes.
It is customary now to dress down in certain offices in the city on Fridays. There is no need to wear a suit.
If you dress up , you put on elegant clothes to make yourself look smarter. If you dress down , you put on clothes that are less smart than usual. I just love dressing up and Peter's having an elegant party on Saturday.