What does decoration mean?

Definitions for decoration
ˌdɛk əˈreɪ ʃəndec·o·ra·tion

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

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How to pronounce decoration?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say decoration in sign language?

  1. decoration

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

Examples of decoration in a Sentence

  1. Aneta Mascaro:

    That’s for sure – decoration drama definitely.

  2. Gerardo Hernandez:

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

  3. 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.

  4. Le Nechet:

    The decoration is magnificent at this New Orleans-inspired spot, voodoo, sorcery, the menu printed on tarot cards... This cocktail bar really stands out because of this cool, unique décor.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of decoration

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Popularity rank by frequency of use

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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
  • تزیینPersian
  • 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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