Translation of "decorate" - English-Spanish dictionary

decorate

verb uk /ˈdek·əreɪt/ (present participle decorating, past tense and past participle decorated)

B1 to make something look more attractive by putting things on it

decorar
They decorated the room with balloons for her party.

B1 mainly UK to put paint or paper on the walls of a room or building

empapelar, pintar
The whole house needs decorating.

(Translation of “decorate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

decorate

verb /ˈdekəreit/

to add some kind of ornament etc to (something) to make more beautiful, striking etc

decorar
We decorated the Christmas tree with glass balls.

to put paint, paper etc on the walls, ceiling and woodwork of (a room)

pintar, empapelar
He spent a week decorating the living room.

to give a medal or badge to (someone) as a mark of honour/honor

condecorar
He was decorated for his bravery.
decoration noun

something used to decorate

decoración
cake decorations.

the act of decorating

decoración
The decoration of the house will be a long job.
decorative /-rətiv/ adjective

ornamental or beautiful (especially if not useful)

decorativo
a decorative arrangement of flowers.
decorator noun

a person who decorates rooms, houses etc

decorador
He was a painter and decorator by trade.

(Translation of “decorate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)