HyperDic: ornament

English > 3 senses of the word ornament:
NOUNartifactornament, decoration, ornamentationsomething used to beautify
VERBcreationornament, decorate, adorn, grace, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
stativeornamentbe an ornament to
ornament > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > ornament: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningSomething used to beautify.
Synonymsdecoration, ornamentation
NarrowerChristmas treeAn ornamented evergreen used as a Christmas decoration
adornmentA decoration of color / color or interest that is added to relieve plainness
arabesqueAn ornament that interlaces simulated foliage in an intricate design
architectural ornament(architecture) something added to a building to improve its appearance
beading, beadworkornamentation with beads
bowA decorative interlacing of ribbons
brassAn ornament or utensil made of brass
centerpiece, centrepieceSomething placed at the center of something else (as on a table)
cockadeAn ornament (such as a knot of ribbon or a rosette) usually worn on the hat
design, pattern, figureA decorative or artistic work
embellishmentA superfluous ornament
finialAn ornament at the top of a spire or gable
flower arrangement, floral arrangementA decorative arrangement of flowers
folderal, falderol, frill, gimcrackery, gimcrack, nonsense, trumperyOrnamental objects of no great value
gargoyleAn ornament consisting of a grotesquely carved figure of a person or animal
garnishAny decoration added as a trimming or adornment
garnishSomething (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration
graffito, graffitiA rude decoration inscribed on rocks or walls
hanging, wall hangingDecoration that is hung (as a tapestry) on a wall or over a window
hood ornamentAn ornament on the front of the hood of a car emblematic of the manufacturer / manufacturer
incrustation, encrustationA decorative coating / coating of contrasting material that is applied to a surface as an inlay or overlay
inlayA decoration made by fitting pieces of wood into prepared slots in a surface
interior decoration, decorDecoration consisting of the layout and furnishings of a livable interior
knob, pommelAn ornament in the shape of a ball on the hilt of a sword or dagger
lunulaA crescent-shaped metal ornament of the Bronze Age
molding, mouldingA decorative strip used for ornamentation or finishing
nailheadSomething resembling the head of a nail that is used as an ornamental device
neckletDecoration worn about the neck (fur piece or tight necklace) as an ornament
overlayA layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface
rosemalingA Scandinavian style of carved or painted decoration (as on furniture or walls or dinnerware) consisting of floral motifs
set decorationA decoration used as part of the set of a theatrical or movie production
sgraffitoA ceramic or mural decoration made by scratching off a surface layer to reveal the ground
spiral, voluteornament consisting of a curve on a plane that winds around a center with an increasing distance from the center
sprigAn ornament that resembles a spray of leaves or flowers
stud, rivetornament consisting of a circular rounded protuberance (as on a vault or shield or belt)
tail fin, tailfin, finOne of a pair of decorations projecting above the rear fenders of an automobile
tinselA showy decoration that is basically valueless
traceryDecoration consisting of an open pattern of interlacing ribs
wind chime, wind bellA decorative arrangement of pieces of metal or glass or pottery that hang together loosely so the wind can cause them to tinkle
Broaderartifact, artefactA man-made object taken as a whole
Spanishadorno, decoración, ornamento
Catalanadornament, adorn, decoració, guarniment, ornament
Adjectivesornamentalserving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose
Verbsornamentmake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
English > ornament: 3 senses > verb 1, creation
Meaningmake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc..
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsdecorate, adorn, grace, embellish, beautify
Narrowerappliquesew on as a decoration
beaddecorate by sewing beads onto
bedizendecorate tastelessly
bejewel, jeweladorn or decorate with precious stones
braiddecorate with braids or ribbons
caparison, bard, barde, dress upput a caparison on
color, colour, emblazondecorate with colors
deck, bedight, bedeckdecorate
dress shipdecorate a ship with flags / flags
emblazon, blazondecorate with heraldic arms
embroider, broiderdecorate with needlework
enamelcoat, inlay, or surface with enamel
encrust, incrust, besetdecorate or cover lavishly (as with gems / gems)
festoondecorate with strings of flowers
fillet, filetdecorate with a lace of geometric designs
flagdecorate with flags
fledge, flightdecorate with feathers
foliatedecorate with leaves
fretdecorate with an interlaced design
fringeadorn with a fringe
garlandadorn with bands of flowers or leaves
gild, begild, engilddecorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
gild the lily, paint the lilyadorn unnecessarily (something that is already beautiful)
hangdecorate or furnish with something suspended
illuminateadd embellishments and paintings to (medieval manuscripts)
illustrateSupply with illustrations
inlaydecorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone / stone / stone, and metal
lacquercoat with lacquer
landscapeembellish with plants
paneldecorate with panels
pipetrim with piping
prankDress or decorate showily or gaudily
redecorateredo the decoration of an apartment or house
scallopdecorate an edge with scallops
smockembellish by sewing in straight lines crossing each other diagonally
spangle, bespangledecorate with spangles
stickCover and decorate with objects that pierce the surface
stuccodecorate with stucco work
tart updecorate in a cheap and flashy way
tinseladorn with tinsel
trim, garnish, dressdecorate (food) , as with parsley or other ornamental foods
trimdecorate, as with ornaments
vermiculatedecorate with wavy or winding lines
wreathedecorate or deck with wreaths
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar toornamentBe an ornament to
Spanishadornar, aliñar, decorar, embellecer, ornamentar, ornar
Catalanabillar, adornar, decorar, embellir, ornar
Nounsornamentsomething used to beautify
ornamentationthe act of adding extraneous decorations to something
English > ornament: 3 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningBe an ornament to.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example"stars ornamented the Christmas tree"
Broaderdeck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, beautifyBe beautiful to look at
Similar todecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Nounsornamentationthe state of being ornamented

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