or·na·ment n. That which embellishes or adorns; that which adds grace or beauty; embellishment; decoration; adornment.
The ornament of a meek and quiet spirit. --1 Pet. iii. 4.
Like that long-buried body of the king
Found lying with his urns and ornaments. --Tennyson.
or·na·ment v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ornamented; p. pr. & vb. n. Ornamenting.] To adorn; to deck; to embellish; to beautify; as, to ornament a room, or a city.
Syn: -- See Adorn.
n : something used to beautify [syn: decoration, ornamentation]
v 1: make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.;
"Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself
for the special day" [syn: decorate, adorn, grace,
2: be an ornament to; "stars ornamented the Christmas tree"