Definitions for decorationˌdɛk əˈreɪ ʃən

This page provides all 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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gerardo Hernandez:

    Commander in chief, this decoration that we proudly receive today belongs to you as well.

  2. Unknown:

    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.

  3. The VA hospital:

    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.

  4. Grayson Kirk:

    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.

  5. James Baldwin:

    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.

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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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