for decoration


: used to make something more attractive
The handles are not just for decoration, they serve a practical purpose.

Examples of for decoration in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those fangs aren’t just there for decoration, after all. Katie Liu, Discover Magazine, 29 Feb. 2024 The contrasting colors in the mix offer an upscale look for your potted plants as well, so there’s no need for an extra top dressing for decoration. Renee Freemon Mulvihill, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Jan. 2024 The only people whose guest towels are used are those who are annoyed about it, fancying that people should recognize that the towels are of such artistic value as to be clearly only for decoration. Jacobina Martin, Washington Post, 18 Dec. 2023 The bowl may have a floating lemon slice or flower for decoration–leave it alone. Zoe Gowen, Southern Living, 5 Dec. 2023 The kit includes four gingerbread house pieces, icing, and candies for decoration. Nicole Pyles, Better Homes & Gardens, 4 Dec. 2023 Leaves, even the ones not used for decoration but that shed from trees into the yard, are also great brown composting material. Julia Jacobo, ABC News, 1 Nov. 2023 Bring your kids into the kitchen for decoration and make memories over slightly salty, creepy crawly cookies. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 6 Oct. 2023 Will these towels will be functional or used for decoration? Lauren Wellbank, Woman's Day, 17 Aug. 2023

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“For decoration.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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