What does decoration mean?

Definitions for decorationˌdɛk əˈreɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word decoration.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. decoration, ornament, ornamentation(noun)

    something used to beautify

  2. decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon(noun)

    an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event

  3. decoration(noun)

    the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)

Wiktionary

  1. decoration(Noun)

    The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.

  2. decoration(Noun)

    That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.

  3. decoration(Noun)

    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.

  4. Origin: From decoratio: compare décoration

Webster Dictionary

  1. Decoration(noun)

    the act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation

  2. Decoration(noun)

    that which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament

  3. Decoration(noun)

    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

  4. Origin: [LL. decoratio: cf. F. dcoration.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'decoration' in Nouns Frequency: #2454

Anagrams for decoration »

  1. carotenoid, co-ordinate, coordinate, coördinate

  2. Coordinate

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of decoration in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of decoration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Images & Illustrations of decoration

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Translations for decoration

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • орден, украшение, украсяване, украсаBulgarian
  • výzdobaCzech
  • Verschönerung, Verschönern, Dekorieren, Dekoration, AuszeichnungGerman
  • διακόσμησηGreek
  • ornamaĵoEsperanto
  • condecoraciónSpanish
  • kunniamerkki, koristelu, ansiomerkki, koristeFinnish
  • décorationFrench
  • अलंकार, सजावटHindi
  • dekoráció, díszítés, dísz, ékítés, rendjel, érdemrend, kitüntetés, díszítmény, éremHungarian
  • զարդ, շքանշանArmenian
  • decorazioneItalian
  • 飾り, デコレーション, 装飾Japanese
  • украс, одликување, украсување, красењеMacedonian
  • അലങ്കാരംMalayalam
  • versieren, decoratie, versiering, medailleDutch
  • condecoração, decoraçãoPortuguese
  • ornamentație, decorație, împodobire, decorare, ornament, înfrumusețareRomanian
  • украшение, декорация, наградаRussian
  • dekoration, dekoreringSwedish
  • pamboSwahili
  • அலங்காரம்Tamil
  • అలంకరణTelugu
  • سجاوٹUrdu

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