What does the word decorate mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • Decorator.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To adorn; ornament.

Usage examples for decorate

  1. They desire not the purple parchment of price for their writings, the liquid gold to embellish the letters, nor the precious stones to decorate their covers, while you have such little care for the ministers of the altar." – Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3) by Isaac D'Israeli
  2. Simple ornaments, such as marbles and statues, were to decorate the Palace of the Government. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  3. Suppose we were to make some things for that, and buy some, and go down and help decorate? – Oswald Bastable and Others by Edith Nesbit