decorate decorate  /ˈdɛ kə ˌreɪt/


  1. (v) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
  2. (v) be beautiful to look at
  3. (v) award a mark of honor, such as a medal, to
  4. (v) provide with decoration


  1. With clever designers and manufacturers turning to materials like birchwood and state-of-the-art plastics, even the budget-restrained can now decorate with panache.
  2. Today, discerning Chinese dine on raspberry tea-smoked duck, wear Mandarin-inspired suits and buy contemporized calligraphy to decorate the Suzhou-silk walls of their weekend villas.
  3. The artists behind the Graffiti Research Lab decorate buildings and bridges with laser beams in lieu of spray-paint.


  1. Everything Spurs

    Are you a diehard Spurs fan? Do you over-decorate your work or business? Do you wear/not wear certain things? Do you make deals with the universe for a win? We want to know your most outrageous rituals. Leave a comment on the site or submit your fan photos to the Spurs album in myCapture.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: San Antonio Express-News

  2. Postcard from ... Jackson Township: Office art

    Students decorate ceiling tiles to make dentist's office cheery.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Canton Repository

  3. Cake Decorating Courses | “Yummyarts” Teaches People How to Decorate Cakes and Cookies Easily – V-kool

    YummyArts created by Michael Prudhomme is a new membership site that provides people with cake decorating courses, videos, cookie decorating ideas, and detailed instructions on how to decorate cakes and cookies beautifully and easily. A full YummyArts review on the site indicates if this membership site is reliable. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "We're not looking to decorate a Christmas tree," Paulson said.
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Henry Paulson Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "He castrated people, he used parts of their body to decorate his office. I'm not giving out these details to emotionalise the issue, but for people to understand how important it is to catch this criminal," Zuroff said.
    on Jul 10, 2008 By: Efraim Zuroff Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  3. "Indeed, the policy of neglect is reflected in the gallery of portraits of former mayors that decorate the Jerusalem Municipality: Kollek, Olmert, Mordechai Ish-Shalom, Gershon Agron, Yitzhak Kariv, Zalman Shragai, Daniel Auster, as if their Arab...
    on Aug 6, 2008 By: Moshe Arens Source: Center for Research on Globalization

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