something used for decorating; adornment; embellishment:
The gymnasium was adorned with posters and crepe-paper decorations for the dance.
the act of decorating.
a badge, medal, etc., conferred and worn as a mark of honor:
a decoration for bravery.
an addition that renders something more attractive or ornate; adornment
the act, process, or art of decorating
a medal, badge, etc, conferred as a mark of honour
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 […]
adjective 1. capable of being redeemed. 2. that will be redeemed: bonds redeemable in 10 years. adjective (of bonds, shares, etc) 1. subject to cancellation by repayment at a specified date or under specified conditions 2. payable in or convertible into cash