bedeck

  • 1 Bedeck — Be*deck , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bedecked} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Bedecking}.] To deck, ornament, or adorn; to grace. [1913 Webster] Bedecked with boughs, flowers, and garlands. Pennant. [1913 Webster] || …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 bedeck — index clothe, embellish Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 bedeck — 1560s, from BE (Cf. be ) + DECK (Cf. deck) (v.) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 bedeck — deck, garnish, embellish, beautify, decorate, ornament, *adorn …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 bedeck — [bē dek′, bidek′] vt. to cover with decorations; adorn SYN. ADORN …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 bedeck — [[t]bɪde̱k[/t]] bedecks, bedecking, bedecked VERB If flags or other ornaments bedeck a place, a lot of them have been hung up to decorate it. [LITERARY] [V n] Today, flags bedeck the balcony from which he spoke to the assembled crowd …

    English dictionary

  • 7 bedeck —   Ho ouluwehi, ho ouluwehiwehi, ho omāhilu, ho ohiluhilu;    ♦ bedeck with leis, ohu ohu …

    English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 8 bedeck — transitive verb Date: 1565 1. to clothe with finery ; deck 2. decorate 2 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 bedeck — /bi dek /, v.t. to deck out; adorn, esp. in a showy or gaudy manner. [1560 70; BE + DECK] Syn. array, decorate, ornament; beautify, enhance. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 10 bedeck — verb To deck, ornament, or adorn; to grace. She bedecked her wedding gown with seed pearls …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 bedeck — Synonyms and related words: adorn, apparel, array, attire, beautify, bedaub, bedizen, bedrape, blazon, bundle up, clothe, color, dandify, deck, deck out, decorate, dight, dizen, doll up, drape, dress, dress up, dud, embellish, emblazon, embroider …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 bedeck — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. adorn, festoon, ornament; see decorate . See Synonym Study at decorate . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To furnish with decorations: adorn, deck2 (out), decorate, dress (up), embellish, garnish, ornament, trim. See… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 bedeck — be|deck [bıˈdek] v [T usually passive] literary to decorate something such as a building or street by hanging things all over it be bedecked with sth ▪ a balcony bedecked with hanging baskets …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 14 bedeck — be·deck || bɪ dek v. adorn, decorate, ornament (as with jewels) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 15 bedeck — verb decorate lavishly …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 16 bedeck — v. a. Adorn, decorate, embellish, beautify, ornament, deck, emblazon, gild, array, garnish, grace, bedizen, set out, set off, trick out. See array …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 17 bedeck — verb (transitive usually passive) literary to decorate something such as a building or street by hanging things all over it: a balcony bedecked with hanging baskets …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 bedeck — verb a church bedecked with flowers Syn: decorate, adorn, ornament, embellish, furnish, garnish, trim, deck, grace, enrich, dress up, trick out; swathe, wreathe, festoon; informal do up …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 bedeck — v 1. deck out, bedaub, bedizen, overdec orate, decorate gaudily or excessively. 2. array, decorate, ornament, beautify, enhance …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20 bedeck — be·deck …

    English syllables


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