(noun, verb)


1. (obsolete) adornment


1. make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.

Similar word(s): beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament

Definition categories: creation, alter, change, modify

2. be beautiful to look at

- Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

Similar word(s): beautify, deck, decorate, embellish, grace

Definition categories: stative, be

3. furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors

Similar word(s): clothe, invest

Definition categories: social, equip, fit, outfit

Sentences with adorn as a verb:

- a man adorned with noble statuary and columns

- a character adorned with every Christian grace

- a gallery of paintings was adorned with the works of some of the great masters