Synonyms and Antonyms of decoration
1 something that decorates or beautifies traditionally the family puts lots of decorations on and around the Christmas tree Synonyms adornment, beautifier, caparison, doodad, embellisher, embellishment, frill, garnish, garnishment, garniture, ornament, ornamentation, setoff, trim Related Words apparel, bells and whistles, blazonry, bric-a-brac, chichi, emblazonry, filigree, finery, foofaraw, frippery, frosting, froufrou; fal-lal, flounce, flourish, furbelow, ruffle; enhancement, enrichment, improvement; appliqué, embossment, embroidery, fancywork; bedizenment, gilt, glitter; design, figure, pattern; furnishings, regalia, trappings Near Antonyms blemish, defacement, disfigurement, scar; blot, spot, stain
2 something given in recognition of achievement an army veteran proudly wearing his old military decorations Synonyms accolade, blue ribbon, award, distinction, honor, kudo, plume, premium, prizeRelated Words badge, crown, cup, laurel, medal, order, plaque, plate, ribbon, trophy; applause, bravo, encomium, eulogy, hallelujah, homage, paean, panegyric, plaudit, tribute; citation, commendation, compliment, honorable mention
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