Definitions for decorationˌdɛk əˈreɪ ʃən
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word decoration
decoration, ornament, ornamentation(noun)
something used to beautify
decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon(noun)
an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.
That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.
Origin: From decoratio: compare décoration
the act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation
that which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament
specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc
Origin: [LL. decoratio: cf. F. dcoration.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'decoration' in Nouns Frequency: #2454
carotenoid, co-ordinate, coordinate, coördinate
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Commander in chief, this decoration that we proudly receive today belongs to you as well.
Any new venture goes through the following stages: enthusiasm, complication, disillusionment, search for the guilty, punishment of the innocent, and decoration of those who did nothing.
The remaining decorations were removed by the decoration donor and her representatives. we acknowledge that the corrective action should have been to display the faith-specific holiday decoration along with multiple religious faith symbols.
The most important function of education at any level is to develop the personality of the individual and the significance of his life to himself and to others. This is the basic architecture of a life the rest is ornamentation and decoration of the structure.
Americans, unhappily, have the most remarkable ability to alchemize all bitter truths into an innocuous but piquant confection and to transform their moral contradictions, or public discussion of such contradictions, into a proud decoration, such as are given for heroism on the battle field.
Translations for decoration
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- орден, украшение, украсяване, украсаBulgarian
- Verschönerung, Verschönern, Dekorieren, Dekoration, AuszeichnungGerman
- kunniamerkki, koristelu, ansiomerkki, koristeFinnish
- dekoráció, díszítés, dísz, ékítés, rendjel, érdemrend, kitüntetés, díszítmény, éremHungarian
- զարդ, շքանշանArmenian
- 飾り, デコレーション, 装飾Japanese
- украс, одликување, украсување, красењеMacedonian
- versieren, decoratie, versiering, medailleDutch
- condecoração, decoraçãoPortuguese
- ornamentație, decorație, împodobire, decorare, ornament, înfrumusețareRomanian
- украшение, декорация, наградаRussian
- dekoration, dekoreringSwedish
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