Definitions for decorationˌdɛk əˈreɪ ʃən

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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 of decoration »

  1. carotenoid, co-ordinate, coordinate, coördinate

  2. Coordinate


Translations for decoration

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • орден, украшение, украсяване, украсаBulgarian
  • výzdobaCzech
  • Verschönerung, Verschönern, Dekorieren, Dekoration, AuszeichnungGerman
  • ornamaĵoEsperanto
  • condecoraciónSpanish
  • kunniamerkki, koristelu, ansiomerkki, koristeFinnish
  • décorationFrench
  • अलंकारHindi
  • 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

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