Definitions for ornamentˈɔr nə mənt; -ˌmɛnt, -mənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decoration, ornament, ornamentation(verb)

    something used to beautify

  2. decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify(verb)

    make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

    "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"

  3. ornament(verb)

    be an ornament to

    "stars ornamented the Christmas tree"

Wiktionary

  1. ornament(Noun)

    An element of decoration.

  2. ornament(Noun)

    A Christmas tree decoration

  3. ornament(Noun)

    A musical flourish that are unnecessary to the overall melodic or harmonic line, but serve to decorate or "ornament" that line.

  4. ornament(Verb)

    To decorate.

    We will ornament the windows with trim to make the room seem brighter.

  5. ornament(Verb)

    To add to.

    The editor ornamented his plain writing, making it fancier but less clear.

  6. Origin: From ornament, from ornement, from ornamentum, from ornare.

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