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".

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