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

- Decorate the room for the party

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

Definition categories: creation, alter, change, modify

2. be beautiful to look at

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

Definition categories: stative, be

3. award a mark of honor, such as a medal, to

- He was decorated for his services in the military

Definition categories: social, honor, honour, reward

4. provide with decoration

Similar word(s): dress

Definition categories: contact, arrange

Sentences with decorate as a verb:

- It makes sure that the field name argument is not empty, and that the field specified there is an actual existing field in the class which declares the method decorated with this attribute.