Definitions for decoration
ˌdɛk əˈreɪ ʃəndec·o·ra·tion
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word decoration.
decoration, ornament, ornamentationnoun
something used to beautify
decoration, laurel wreath, medal, medallion, palm, ribbonnoun
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.
Etymology: From decoratio: compare décoration
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Ornament; embellishment; added beauty.
Etymology: from decorate.
The ensigns of virtues contribute to the ornament of figures; such as the decorations belonging to the liberal arts, and to war. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.
This helm and heavy buckler I can spare,
As only decorations of the war:
So Mars is arm’d for glory, not for need. Dryden.
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
Etymology: [LL. decoratio: cf. F. dcoration.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'decoration' in Nouns Frequency: #2454
The numerical value of decoration in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of decoration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
woke up with blood on the pillow, blood on the sheets, blood on my breath and blood in my mouth and the coughing started again and i turned to spit at the trashcan and missed and i admired the new wall decoration as i grabbed a cigarette to start the bloody day.
For me, it opens a broad spectrum of reflection about the image of Africa -- how is Africa represented, has been represented, has been broadcasted, has been framed and photographed, i want to break the cliche. ... To make people maybe understand that Africa is not an exotic idea. It's not just a mask that you can just put in your house as a decoration.
Fasten items in a way that they remain fastened to your car. Think about highway driving at 65 mph and ask yourself if the decoration would stay in place, if mounting anything on the grille, be sure that sufficient airflow is still able to enter the radiator to prevent engine overheating.
That’s for sure – decoration drama definitely.
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.
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Translations for decoration
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- украса, орден, украсяване, украшениеBulgarian
- Dekorieren, Dekoration, Verschönerung, Verschönern, AuszeichnungGerman
- koristelu, ansiomerkki, kunniamerkki, koristeFinnish
- अलंकार, सजावटHindi
- kitüntetés, dísz, érdemrend, díszítmény, ékítés, díszítés, dekoráció, érem, rendjelHungarian
- շքանշան, զարդArmenian
- 装飾, デコレーション, 飾りJapanese
- украсување, одликување, украс, красењеMacedonian
- decoratie, versiering, medaille, versierenDutch
- decoração, condecoraçãoPortuguese
- înfrumusețare, ornament, ornamentație, decorare, împodobire, decorațieRomanian
- декорация, украшение, наградаRussian
- dekoration, dekoreringSwedish
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