Tag: MerriamWebster

Definition of Decoration by Merriam-Webster

dec·​o·​ra·​tion | ˌde-kə-ˈrā-shən How to pronounce decoration (audio)
2 : something that adorns, enriches, or beautifies : ornament

3 : a badge of honor (such as a U.S. military award)

Synonyms for decoration

Synonyms

  • adornment,
  • beautifier,
  • caparison,
  • doodad,
  • embellisher,
  • embellishment,
  • frill,
  • garnish,
  • garnishment,
  • garniture,
  • ornament,
  • ornamentation,
  • setoff,
  • trim

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

Examples of decoration in a Sentence

The vase has a fancy decoration on one side.

a plain sweater knit without decoration

He’s a genius at home decoration.

a unique style of decoration

He received a decoration from the President.

See More

Recent Examples on the Web Your finished products will leave you with cute holiday decorations to spread around the house.
2.



Annie O’sullivan, Woman’s Day, “The Best St. Patrick’s Day Activities For a Day Full of Fun,” 16 Mar. 2020
Families will be able to stroll the farm, enjoy
Read More

Definition of Design by Merriam-Webster

de·​sign | di-ˈzīn How to pronounce design (audio)

designed; designing; designs

transitive verb

1 : to create, fashion, execute, or construct according to plan : devise, contrive design a system for tracking inventory

2a : to conceive and plan out in the mind

he designed the perfect crime

b : to have as a purpose : intend she designed to excel in her studies

c : to devise for a specific function or end

a book designed primarily as a college textbook a suitcase designed to hold a laptop computer

3 archaic : to indicate with a distinctive mark, sign, or name

4a : to make a drawing, pattern, or sketch of

… a curious woman whose dresses always looked as if they had been designed in a rage …— Oscar Wilde

b : to draw the plans for

design

Read More