Definition of Decoration

1. Noun. Something used to beautify.




2. Noun. An award for winning a championship or commemorating some other event.

3. Noun. The act of decorating something (in the hope of making it more attractive).

Definition of Decoration

1. n. The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.

Definition of Decoration

1. Noun. The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation. ¹

2. Noun. That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament. ¹

3. 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decoration

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Decoration

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1. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Another method of decoration was by incised patterns, impressed from ... The colored decoration of the ware is very brilliant; the minute figures or ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Especially in Italy during the Middle Ages a similar treatment of marble in low relief was frequently used for wall-decoration. The most notable example is ..."

3. History of Architecture in All Countries: From the Earliest Times to the by James Fergusson (1887)
"The last-mentioned or Greek style of decoration may be again divided into ... This Romanized variety of Greek decoration represents an attenuated and lean ..."

4. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard (1917)
"Planting as decoration of Structure entirely surrounded by small planting, ... Planting may be used purely for the decoration of the facade of a building, ..."

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