ornament
[ornament]
NOUN
ornaments (plural noun)
  1. a thing used or serving to make something look more attractive but usually having no practical purpose, especially a small object such as a figurine.
    "tables covered with ornaments and books"
    synonyms:
    knick-knack · trinket · bauble · piece of bric-a-brac · bibelot · gewgaw ·
    gimcrack · furbelow · objet · accessory · whatnot · dingle-dangle · doobry · doodah · tchotchke · tsatske · folderol · whim-wham · kickshaw · bijou
  2. christian church
    (ornaments)
    the accessories of worship, such as the altar, chalice, and sacred vessels.
VERB
ornaments (third person present) · ornamented (past tense) · ornamented (past participle) · ornamenting (present participle)
  1. make (something) look more attractive by adding decorative items.
    "a jewel to ornament your wife's lovely throat"
    synonyms:
    decorate · adorn · embellish · trim · garnish · bedeck · deck (out) ·
    festoon · enhance · beautify · grace · accessorize · dress up · bedizen · furbelow
Origin
Middle English (also in the sense ‘accessory’): from Old French ournement, from Latin ornamentum ‘equipment, ornament’, from ornare ‘adorn’. The verb dates from the early 18th century.
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How to use ornament in a sentence?
the composer marked the vocal part with many aspirations, accents, and other ornaments.
Gothic buildings notable for their finely detailed ornament.
a jewel to ornament your wife's lovely throat.
sense of humour is an ornament to character.
her only ornament was a simple pearl choker.
tables covered with ornaments and books.
How to say ornament in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Arabic (NOUN)زخرفة, حلية, الحلية, الزخرفة, زخرفي, الزينة, زينة
Bangla অলঙ্কার
Bosnian (Latin) ukras
Bulgarian (NOUN)украшение, орнамент
Cantonese (Traditional) 裝飾
Catalan (NOUN)adorn, parament
Chinese Simplified 装饰
Chinese Traditional 裝飾
Croatian (NOUN)ukras, ornamentom
Czech (NOUN)ozdoba
Danish (NOUN)pynten, smykke, pynt
Dutch (NOUN)sieraad, versiering
Fijian iukuuku
Filipino palamuti
Finnish (NOUN)ornamentti, koriste, koru
French (NOUN)ornement, parure
(VERB)ornent
German (NOUN)Zierde, Verzierung, Schmuck
Greek (NOUN)στολίδι, παροξυσμού, κόσμημα, διακόσμηση
Haitian Creole sa yo mande
Hebrew (NOUN)נוי, קישוט, חלי, הקישוט, תכשיט
Hindi (NOUN)आभूषण
Hmong Daw piav txog yam tshiab
Hungarian (NOUN)dísz, ornamentika
Icelandic (NOUN)skraut
Indonesian (NOUN)ornamen, hiasan
Italian (NOUN)ornamento
Japanese (NOUN)飾り, オーナメント, 装飾, 置物, 装飾品
Kiswahili (NOUN)pambo
Korean (NOUN)장식, 꾸밈, 치장
Latvian (NOUN)ornaments, rotājumu, sprādzi
Lithuanian (NOUN)Ornamentas, kirigami, gyvūnas
Malagasy firavaka
Malay (Latin) hiasan
Persian (NOUN)زینت, پیرایه, تزئین, اراستن, ارایش
Polish (NOUN)ozdoba
Portuguese (NOUN)ornamento, enfeite, adorno
Querétaro Otomi ornamento ar
Romanian (NOUN)podoaba
Russian (NOUN)орнамент, украшение
Samoan meateuteu
Serbian (Cyrillic) украс
Serbian (Latin) ukras
Slovak (NOUN)ozdoba
Slovenian (NOUN)okrasek
Spanish (NOUN)ornamento, adorno, ornato
(VERB)adornar
Swedish (NOUN)prydnad, mycke, smycke
Tahitian vairaa
Tamil (NOUN)ஆபரணம்
Telugu ఆభరణం
Thai เครื่องประดับ
Tongan teuteu
Turkish (NOUN)süs, süsleme, süsü
Ukrainian (NOUN)Орнамент, прикраса
Urdu (NOUN)گہنا, زیور, زیورات, جانوروں
Welsh tlws
Yucatec Maya ornamento u
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