What does the word ornate mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Ornately.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Ornateness.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Made elegant by decoration; ornamented.

Usage examples for ornate

  1. Along the other side ran an ornate bar. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  2. Accordingly they wrote to Giotto, desiring him to design a very rich tomb, as ornate as possible; and when they had supplied him with the necessary measurements, they asked him to send them at once the man who was, in his opinion, the most excellent sculptor then living in Italy, for they relied entirely upon his judgment. – The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 1 (of 8) by Giorgio Vasari
  3. An ornate if cheap dressing- table! – Dan Merrithew by Lawrence Perry
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