Synonyms of decorate in English:


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1‘the door was decorated with a lion's head knocker’


ornament, adorn, trim, embellish, garnish, furnish, accessorize, enhance, grace, enrich

festoon, garland, trick out, bedeck, beautify, prettify

literary furbelow

2‘a house painter called to decorate his home’


paint, wallpaper, paper, furbish, smarten up

renovate, refurbish, redecorate, retouch

informal do up, spruce up, do out, do over, fix up, tart up, give something a facelift, titivate

3‘he was decorated for courage on the battlefields’


give a medal to, pin a medal on, honour, confer an award on

cite, mention in dispatches, reward