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Definitions for decorate
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decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifyverb
make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
"Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
deck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, beautifyverb
be beautiful to look at
"Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
award a mark of honor, such as a medal, to
"He was decorated for his services in the military"
provide with decoration
"dress the windows"
To furnish with decorations.
To improve the appearance of an interior of a house, room, office and so forth.
(In some programming languages) To extend a method, etc. by attaching some further code item.
It makes sure that the field name argument is not empty, and that the field specified there is an actual existing field in the class which declares the method decorated with this attribute.
Etymology: From decoratus, past participle of decorare, from decus, akin to decor, from decet.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
To adorn; to embellish; to beautify.
Etymology: decoro, Latin.
to deck with that which is becoming, ornamental, or honorary; to adorn; to beautify; to embellish; as, to decorate the person; to decorate an edifice; to decorate a lawn with flowers; to decorate the mind with moral beauties; to decorate a hero with honors
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dek′o-rāt, v.t. to ornament, to beautify: to honour with a badge or medal.—adj. Dec′orated.—n. Decorā′tion, ornament: badge of an order.—adj. Dec′orātive, ornamental.—ns. Dec′orātiveness; Dec′orātor.—Decorated style (archit.), a style of Gothic architecture, elaborated and richly decorated, which prevailed till near the end of the 14th century.—Decoration Day, May 30th, when the memory of the soldiers who fell in the American Civil War of 1861-65 is honoured by the decoration of their graves, speeches, processions, &c. [L. decorāre, -ātum—decus, what is becoming—decēre, to be becoming.]
To use a variety of products to improve a room or property.
WE did decorate the house as we needed to.
Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'decorate' in Verbs Frequency: #809
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The numerical value of decorate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of decorate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of decorate in a Sentence
It may have been used as decorative paint. It could have been used to decorate animals hides. We have not found the evidence for the way that they used it, we just know that they used it.
One day I hope to add a Ronald McDonald sitting on a bench, but so far it’s been out of the budget. A girl can dream, our whole home is full of things that are a little unusual to decorate with, but my husband and I both believe in surrounding ourselves with things that make us happy.
My favorite thing about Halloween is hard to say, there are so many things I enjoy about it, i enjoy the fact that you can make it to be anything you like. If you want to be scared and scare other people, you can do that. If you want to be cute and sweet, you can do that. Halloween has no restraints, allowing a person to dress up and be anyone they like and decorate any way they like.
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I got them to cover scars or things, if I have to get a scar for any reason, I never can kind of get rid of that purple look. So I thought,' Well, I'm going to kind of decorate these with some flowers or little butterflies or whatever.'.
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- реновирам, декорирам, ремонтирам, украсявамBulgarian
- weißeln, renovieren, tapezieren, ausschmücken, dekorierenGerman
- ornami, dekoriEsperanto
- آراستن, آرا کردن, زینت کردنPersian
- koristaa, somistaa, koristellaFinnish
- décorer, ornerFrench
- sgeadaichScottish Gaelic
- לקשט, קישט, עיטר, לעטרHebrew
- 装飾, 飾る, 模様替えJapanese
- sieren, decoreren, opsmukkenDutch
- zdobić, dekorowaćPolish
- decora, ornaRomanian
- декорировать, украшать, украситьRussian
- inreda, dekoreraSwedish
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