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decor

[ dey-kawr, di-, dey-kawr ]SEE DEFINITION OF decor

Synonyms for decor

  • color scheme
  • decoration
  • interior design
  • adornment
  • ornamentation
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DECOR

There's not a man in the column you are looking at who is not decor.'

Hugo has much to say of the pulchritudo and the decor of the creature-world.

An architect's skill is most often measured in the poem by his adherence to decor.

She had taken expensive rooms in a good location, and furnished them with the assistance of a decor store.

This was the decor of convention that Madame Sans Gene rendered classic.

Orne looked around at the Bullone guest room: low key furnishings with an old-fashioned selectacol for change of decor.

Clearly Vitruvius's rule of decor had not restrained even the publicists of Palladianism.

WORD ORIGIN

1897, from French décor (18c.), back-formation from décorer "to decorate" (14c.), from Latin decorare (see decorate). It thus duplicates Latin decor "beauty, elegance, charm, grace, ornament." Originally a theater term in English; general use is since 1926.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DECOR

furnishing

nounhousehold object
  • accessory
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • appliance
  • appointment
  • chattel
  • decor
  • décor
  • equipment
  • fitting
  • fixture
  • furniture
  • gear
  • provision
  • trapping

furnishings

nounappliances, furniture
  • accessories
  • accouterments
  • appointments
  • decor
  • décor
  • equipment
  • fittings
  • fixtures
  • gear
  • provisions
  • trappings
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