Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb adorn

3 senses of adorn

Sense 1
decorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify -- (make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 2
deck, adorn, decorate, grace, embellish, beautify -- (be beautiful to look at; "Flowers adorned the tables everywhere")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 3
invest, clothe, adorn -- (furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors)
       => equip, fit, fit out, outfit -- (provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities")

Antonyms of adj adorned

1 sense of adorned

Sense 1
adorned (vs. unadorned), decorated -- (provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction)

unadorned (vs. adorned), undecorated -- (not decorated with something to increase its beauty or distinction)
        => plain, bare, spare, unembellished, unornamented -- (lacking embellishment or ornamentation; "a plain hair style"; "unembellished white walls"; "functional architecture featuring stark unornamented concrete")
        => untufted -- (not adorned with tufts; "untufted ears")

Similarity of adj adorned

1 sense of adorned

Sense 1
adorned (vs. unadorned), decorated -- (provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction)
       => beady, gemmed, jeweled, jewelled, sequined, spangled, spangly -- (covered with beads or jewels or sequins)
       => bedaubed -- (ornamented in a vulgar or showy fashion)
       => bespectacled, monocled, spectacled -- (wearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass; "a bespectacled grandmother"; "the monocled gentleman")
       => brocaded, embossed, raised -- (embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery; "brocaded silk"; "an embossed satin"; "embossed leather"; "raised needlework"; "raised metalwork")
       => buttony -- (ornamented with many buttons)
       => carbuncled -- (set with carbuncles)
       => champleve, cloisonne -- ((for metals) having areas separated by metal and filled with colored enamel and fired)
       => clinquant, tinseled, tinselly -- (glittering with gold or silver)
       => crested, plumed -- ((of a knight's helmet) having a decorative plume)
       => crested, topknotted, tufted -- ((of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination; "golden crested"; "crested iris"; "crested oriole"; "tufted duck"; "tufted loosestrife")
       => crested -- (bearing an heraldic device)
       => crocketed -- ((of a gable or spire) furnished with a crocket (an ornament in the form of curved or bent foliage); "a crocketed spire")
       => feathery, feathered, plumy -- (adorned with feathers or plumes)
       => frilled, frilly, ruffled -- (having decorative ruffles or frills)
       => fringed -- (having a decorative edging of hanging cords or strips)
       => gilt-edged -- (having gilded edges as the pages of a book)
       => inflamed -- (adorned with tongues of flame)
       => inlaid -- (adorned by inlays)
       => inwrought -- (having a decorative pattern worked or woven in; "an inwrought design")
       => tessellated -- (decorated with small pieces of colored glass or stone fitted together in a mosaic; "a tessellated pavement")
       => mounted -- (decorated with applied ornamentation; often used in combination; "the trim brass-mounted carbine of the ranger"- F.V.W.Mason)
       => paneled, wainscoted -- (fitted or decorated with panels or wainscoting)
       => studded -- (dotted or adorned with or as with studs or nailheads; usually used in combination; "star-studded heavens"; "diamond-studded belt")
       => tapestried -- (hung or decorated with tapestry)
       => tasseled, tasselled -- (fringed or adorned with tassels)
       => tricked-out -- (decorated in a particular way; "tricked-out cupboards looking like Georgian cabinets")
       => tufted -- (having or adorned with tufts; "a tufted bedspread")
          Also See-> clothed#1, clad#1; fancy#1

2024, Cloud WordNet Browser