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decorates, 3rd person singular present; decorated, past participle; decorating, present participle; decorated, past tense;
  1. Make (something) look more attractive by adding ornament to it

  2. Provide (a room or building) with a color scheme, paint, wallpaper, etc
    • - the five bedrooms are individually decorated
  3. Confer an award or medal on (a member of the armed forces)
    • - he was decorated for outstanding bravery

  1. make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
  2. deck: be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere"
  3. award a mark of honor, such as a medal, to; "He was decorated for his services in the military"
  4. dress: provide with decoration; "dress the windows"
  5. (decorated) adorned: provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
  6. (decoration) something used to beautify
  7. (Decorated (architecture)) English Gothic is the name of the architectural style that flourished in England from about 1180 until about 1520.
  8. To furnish with decorations; To improve the appearance of an interior of a house, room, office and so forth; (transitive) (In some programming languages) To extend a method, etc. by attaching some further code item
  9. (decoration) 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 ...
  10. (Decorated) the second phase of Gothic in England, basically of the early 14th century, characterised by sinuous decorative forms and considerable surface decoration
  11. (DECORATED) c.1260-1360 (or early 14th century) - the most complete development of Gothic Architecture
  12. (Decorated) (Gothic) - second English Medieval phase from late c13 to 1450. With multiple lancets pointed windows, ogee or s-curve tracery, complex vaulting, large clerestories and inscribed decoration. Refer: Early English and Perpendicular.
  13. When capitalised, Decorated refers to a style of architecture dating from the late 13th to the mid 14th Century, characterised by elaborate window tracery and tall columns. Represents the middle of the Gothic period
  14. (Decorating) Dressing up exhibition with carpet, draping, plants, etc.
  15. (Decoration (of dislocations)) Segregation of solute atoms to the line of a dislocation in a crystal. In ferrite, the dislocations may be decorated with carbon or nitrogen atoms.
  16. (Decoration) A descriptive term used for particular medals such as the (Territorial Army) Efficiency Decoration (ED). Also used to describe the award of medals to an individual e.g. 'he was highly decorated during the war'.
  17. (Decoration) A mechanically challenged camera.
  18. (Decoration) Attributes, such as bosses, punctations, and trailed lines, added to the surface of a jar to embellish it. Decoration on jars in Minnesota may have been more symbolic (of lineage or clan identity, for example) than decorative in a purely art-for-art’s sake sense.
  19. (Decoration) Cave features due to secondary mineral precipitation, usually of calcite. Syn. speleothem, sometimes referred to as "formations".
  20. (Decoration) Gone are the days when you only had a basic range of glass styles to choose from. Now you can get a variety of textures and patterns that will turn your replacement windows into a feature that will add character to your home.
  21. (Decoration) Hot stamping, silk screening, embossing, debossing
  22. (Decoration) Main article: Ancient Egyptian funerary texts
  23. (Decoration) Popcorn, threaded onto a string, is used as a wall or Christmas tree decoration in some parts of North America,^[24]^[25] as well as on the Balkan peninsula.^[26]
  24. (Decoration) Porcelain wares may be decorated under the glaze, using pigments that include cobalt and copper, or over the glaze using coloured enamels. ...
  25. (Decoration) The a special vocabulary used by experts to describe and identify paperweights.