Associations to the word «Ornament»
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.
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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