verb (used with object), decorated, decorating.
to furnish or adorn with something ornamental or becoming; embellish:
to decorate walls with murals.
to plan and execute the design, furnishings, and ornamentation of the interior of (a house, office, apartment, etc.), especially by selecting colors, fabrics, and style of furniture, by making minor structural changes, etc.:
Their house is decorated in French Provincial style.
to confer distinction upon by a badge, a medal of honor, etc.:
to decorate a soldier for valor.
to paint or wallpaper (a room, house, etc) again
(transitive) to make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc
to paint or wallpaper (a room, house, etc)
(transitive) to confer a mark of distinction, esp a military medal, upon
(transitive) to evaporate a metal film onto (a crystal) in order to display dislocations in structure
noun 1. something used for decorating; adornment; embellishment: The gymnasium was adorned with posters and crepe-paper decorations for the dance. 2. the act of decorating. 3. interior decoration. 4. a badge, medal, etc., conferred and worn as a mark of honor: a decoration for bravery. noun 1. an addition that renders something more attractive or […]
verb (used with object), dedicated, dedicating. 1. to set apart and consecrate to a deity or to a sacred purpose: The ancient Greeks dedicated many shrines to Aphrodite. 2. to devote wholly and earnestly, as to some person or purpose: He dedicated his life to fighting corruption. 3. to offer formally (a book, piece of […]
noun 1. the act of dedicating. 2. the state of being dedicated: Her dedication to medicine was so great that she had time for little else. 3. a formal, printed inscription in a book, piece of music, etc., dedicating it to a person, cause, or the like. 4. a personal, handwritten inscription in or on […]
verb (used with object) 1. to buy or pay off; clear by payment: to redeem a mortgage. 2. to buy back, as after a tax sale or a mortgage foreclosure. 3. to recover (something pledged or mortgaged) by payment or other satisfaction: to redeem a pawned watch. 4. to exchange (bonds, trading stamps, etc.) for […]