Ornament

  • 21ornament — ornamenter, n. n. /awr neuh meuhnt/; v. /awr neuh ment , meuhnt/, n. 1. an accessory, article, or detail used to beautify the appearance of something to which it is added or of which it is a part: architectural ornaments. 2. a system, category,… …

    Universalium

  • 22Ornament — I (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Ornament >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 ornament ornament Sgm: N 1 floridness c.adj floridness c.adj GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 turgidity turgidity turgescence Sgm: N 2 altiloquence altiloquence &c. >Adj …

    English dictionary for students

  • 23Ornament — Zierde; Verzierung eines Gegenstandes; Schmuck * * * Or|na|ment [ɔrna mɛnt], das; [e]s, e: Verzierung, schmückendes Muster an einem [künstlerischen] Gegenstand oder an einem Bauwerk: eine Zimmerdecke mit Ornamenten aus Stuck. Zus.:… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 24Ornament — An ornament is something used for decoration. Ornament may also refer to: Christmas ornaments, an ornament hung from a Christmas tree Ornament (art), purely decorative elements in architecture and the decorative arts Ornament (music) Ornamental… …

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  • 25ornament — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Anything that beautifies Nouns 1. ornament, ornamentation, ornateness; adornment, decoration, embellishment, dressing, décor. 2. garnish, polish, varnish, gilding, lacquer, enamel; cosmetics (see… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 26ornament — I UK [ˈɔː(r)nəmənt] / US [ˈɔrnəmənt] noun Word forms ornament : singular ornament plural ornaments * 1) a) [countable] a small attractive object used for decoration or for making someone or something more beautiful Christmas tree ornaments an old …

    English dictionary

  • 27ornament — or|na|ment1 [ˈo:nəmənt US ˈo:r ] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: ornement, from Latin ornamentum, from ornare; ORNATE] 1.) a small object that you keep in your house because it is beautiful rather than useful ▪ a shelf covered with… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 28ornament — {{11}}ornament (n.) early 13c., an accessory, from O.Fr. ornement, from L. ornamentum equipment, trappings, embellishment, from ornare equip, adorn (see ORNATE (Cf. ornate)). Meaning decoration, embellishment is attested from late 14c.… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 29ornament — 01. The house was decorated for Christmas with lovely handmade [ornaments]. 02. The Aztec Indians used popcorn as decoration for ceremonial headdresses, necklaces, and [ornaments] on statues of their gods. 03. The teacup is purely [ornamental].… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 30ornament — m IV, D. u, Ms. ornamentncie; lm M. y 1. «element zdobniczy albo zespół tych elementów, stosowany w architekturze, sztukach plastycznych, rzemiośle artystycznym itp.» Ornament geometryczny, figuralny, roślinny, zwierzęcy. Ornament ludowy.… …

    Słownik języka polskiego

  • 31ornament — [[t]ɔ͟ː(r)nəmənt[/t]] ornaments 1) N COUNT An ornament is an attractive object that you display in your home or in your garden or yard. ...a shelf containing a few photographs and ornaments. ...Christmas tree ornaments. 2) N COUNT: usu with supp… …

    English dictionary

  • 32ornament — 1 noun 1 (C) an object that you keep in your house because it is beautiful rather than useful: china ornaments 2 (U) decoration that is added to something: plain architecture with very little ornament 3 be an ornament to old fashioned to add… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 33ornamènt — ênta m (ȅ é) likovni element, namenjen olepšavi, okrasek: vrezovati ornamente v glinasto posodo; barvni, zlati ornamenti / ornament na preprogi; ornamenti z rastlinskimi motivi / prtiček z ljudskimi ornamenti / figuralni ornament nad vrati;… …

    Slovar slovenskega knjižnega jezika

  • 34ornament — n. & v. n. 1 a a thing used or serving to adorn, esp. a small trinket, vase, figure, etc. (a mantelpiece crowded with ornaments; her only ornament was a brooch). b a quality or person conferring adornment, grace, or honour (an ornament to her… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 35ornament — 1. noun a) An element of decoration. ...Im a bit short on brain myself; the old bean would appear to have been constructed more for ornament than for use b) A Christmas tree decoration See Also: ornate, ornamental …

    Wiktionary

  • 36ornament — or|na|ment1 [ ɔrnəmənt ] noun * 1. ) count a small attractive object used for decoration or for making someone or something more beautiful: Christmas tree ornaments an old china ornament belonging to her grandmother a ) count or uncount something …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 37ornament — or•na•ment n. [[t]ˈɔr nə mənt[/t]] v. [[t] ˌmɛnt, mənt[/t]] n. v. ment•ed, ment•ing 1) an object or feature intended to beautify the appearance of that to which it is added or of which it is a part; embellishment; decoration 2) cvb a group or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 38ornament — noun /ˈɔnəmənt / (say awnuhmuhnt) 1. an accessory, article, or detail used to beautify the appearance or general effect: architectural ornaments. 2. any adornment or means of adornment. 3. a person who adds lustre, as to surroundings, society,… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 39ornament — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French urnement, ornement, from Latin ornamentum, from ornare Date: 13th century 1. archaic a useful accessory 2. a. something that lends grace or beauty b. a manner or quality that adorns 3. one… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 40ornament — Synonyms and related words: acciaccatura, add, adjoin, adjunct, adorn, adornment, affix, agglutinate, anacrusis, annex, append, appoggiatura, arabesque, arrangement, array, asiaticism, attach, bass passage, beauties, beautify, bedeck, bedizen,… …

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