ornament

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ornament is part of the Basic English 850.

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
ornament

Plural
ornaments

  1. (countable) An ornament is something that is put onto something or someone just to look beautiful and for no other reason.
    One ring on her finger was the only ornament she wore.
    We put ornaments on the Christmas tree.

Verb[change]

Plain form
ornament

Third-person singular
ornaments

Past tense
ornamented

Past participle
ornamented

Present participle
ornamenting

  1. If you ornament something, you decorate or add to it.
    Let's ornament the tree with lights to make it more festive.

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