Associations to the word «Ornament»

Pictures for the word «Ornament»

Wiktionary

ORNAMENT, noun. ​ An element of decoration; that which embellishes or adorns.
ORNAMENT, noun. A Christmas tree decoration.
ORNAMENT, noun. (music) A musical flourish that is unnecessary to the overall melodic or harmonic line, but serves to decorate or "ornament" that line.
ORNAMENT, verb. ​ To decorate.
ORNAMENT, verb. ​ To add to.

Dictionary definition

ORNAMENT, noun. Something used to beautify.
ORNAMENT, verb. Make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day".
ORNAMENT, verb. Be an ornament to; "stars ornamented the Christmas tree".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats