Decoration meaning

dĕk'ə-rā'shən
The definition of a decoration is an item used to make a room or thing more beautiful, or a medal given as an awarding.

An example of a decoration is putting a jack-o-lantern on a porch to show your love of Halloween.

An example of a decoration is a medal awarded to a military officer.

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The act, process, technique, or art of decorating.
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Something used to decorate.
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An emblem of honor, such as a medal or badge.
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The act of decorating.
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Anything used for decorating; ornament.
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A medal, badge, or similar token of honor.
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That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
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Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.
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Origin of decoration

From Latin decoratio: compare French décoration