adorn

v. a.
Embellish, decorate, enrich, beautify, ornament, deck, bedeck, emblazon, set, beset, set round, stick, bestick, stud, bestud, gild, trim, betrim, grace, crown, garnish, array, set out, set off, varnish, bedizen, trick out, dress out, dress up, dress.

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  • Adorn — Río de El Señor de los Anillos Creador(es) J. R. R. Tolkien Información Localización Rohan Nacimiento Montañas Blancas Desembocadura Río Isen El Adorn es un río ficti …   Wikipedia Español

  • Adorn — may refer to:*Adorn (Middle earth), a river of J. R. R. Tolkien s Middle earth legendarium *Barnstar, a decorative piece in the shape of a five point star used to adorn the barn *Fretwork, an interlaced decorative design that is either carved in… …   Wikipedia

  • Adorn — A*dorn , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Adorned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Adorning}.] [OE. aournen, anournen, adornen, OF. aorner, fr. L. aaornare; ad + ornare to furnish, embellish. See {Adore}, {Ornate}.] To deck or dress with ornaments; to embellish; to set… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adorn — adorn; adorn·ment; re·adorn; un·adorn·ed·ness; …   English syllables

  • adorn — (v.) late 14c., to decorate, embellish, also be an ornament to, from O.Fr. aorner to order, arrange, dispose, equip; adorn, from L. adornare equip, provide, embellish, from ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + ornare prepare, furnish, adorn, fit out, from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • adorn — adorn, decorate, ornament, embellish, beautify, deck, bedeck, garnish mean to add something unessential in order to enhance the appearance. These words and especially the first five are often used interchangeably; certain distinctions, however,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • adorn — [ə dôrn′] vt. [ME adornen (altered after L) < OFr aourner < L adornare < ad , to + ornare, to fit out: see ORNAMENT] 1. to be an ornament to; add beauty, splendor, or distinction to 2. to put decorations on; ornament SYN. ADORN is used… …   English World dictionary

  • Adorn — A*dorn , n. Adornment. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adorn — A*dorn , a. Adorned; decorated. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adorn — index embellish, meliorate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • adorn — [v] decorate array, beautify, bedeck, deck, doll up*, dress up, embellish, enhance, enrich, fix up, furbish, garnish, grace, gussy up*, ornament, spruce up, trim; concepts 162,177 Ant. damage, deform, hurt, leave plain, mar …   New thesaurus

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