decoration, ornament, ornamentation(noun)
something used to beautify
decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbon(noun)
an award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event
the act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive)
The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.
That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
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.
Origin: From decoratio: compare décoration
the act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation
that which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament
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
Origin: [LL. decoratio: cf. F. dcoration.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'decoration' in Nouns Frequency: #2454
carotenoid, co-ordinate, coordinate, coördinate
The numerical value of decoration in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of decoration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
That’s for sure – decoration drama definitely.
Commander in chief, this decoration that we proudly receive today belongs to you as well.
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.
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.
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.
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Translations for decoration
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- орден, украшение, украсяване, украсаBulgarian
- Verschönerung, Verschönern, Dekorieren, Dekoration, AuszeichnungGerman
- kunniamerkki, koristelu, ansiomerkki, koristeFinnish
- अलंकार, सजावटHindi
- dekoráció, díszítés, dísz, ékítés, rendjel, érdemrend, kitüntetés, díszítmény, éremHungarian
- զարդ, շքանշանArmenian
- 飾り, デコレーション, 装飾Japanese
- украс, одликување, украсување, красењеMacedonian
- versieren, decoratie, versiering, medailleDutch
- condecoração, decoraçãoPortuguese
- ornamentație, decorație, împodobire, decorare, ornament, înfrumusețareRomanian
- украшение, декорация, наградаRussian
- dekoration, dekoreringSwedish
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