Adorn meaning

ə-dôrn'
To lend beauty to.

Flowers adorned the walkway.

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To put decorations on; ornament.
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To enhance or decorate with or as if with ornaments.
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To be an ornament to; add beauty, splendor, or distinction to.
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To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.

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.

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(obsolete) Adornment.

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The definition of adorn means to decorate or add beauty to a person or thing.

Adding ornaments to a Christmas tree is an example of a way to adorn.

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Origin of adorn

  • Middle English adornen from Old French adourner from Latin adōrnāre ad- ad- ōrnāre to decorate ar- in Indo-European roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Middle English aournen (late Middle English adornen), from Old French aorner (Middle French adorner), from Latin adōrnāre, present active infinitive of adōrnō; from ad + ōrnō (“furnish, embellish”). See adore, ornate.
    From Wiktionary