Another word for decoration
The act of decorating
adornment, ornamentation, embellishment, enrichment, gilding, painting, patterning, embossing, redecoration, interior decoration, interior design, furnishing, decor, refurbishing, beautification, festooning, wreathing, trimming, designing, improvement, bedizenment, bedecking, garnishment, enhancement, decking out, illumination, illustration.
Something used for decorating
ornament, embellishment, trim, trimming, design, adornment, accessory, accent, detail, knickknack, tinsel, embroidery, thread work, lace, ribbon, braid, gilt, paint, color, frippery, frill, ruffle, flounce, furbelow, edging, fringe, curlicue, scroll, appliquÃ©, wreath, festoon, glass, parquetry, flourish, tooling, inlay, figure work, cockade, spangle, sequin, bead, garniture, finery, fretwork, filigree, arabesque, plaque, extravagance, gingerbread; see also embroidery 1, jewelry, knickknack, trimming 1.
An insignia of honor
Decorations include --- United States: Congressional Medal of Honor, Distinguished Service Medal, Bronze Star, Distinguished Service Cross, Air Force Cross, Navy Cross, Distinguished Flying Cross, Silver Star, Legion of Merit, Order of the Purple Heart, Meritorious Service; Great Britain: Military Cross, Distinguished Conduct Medal, Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order, Military Medal, Distinguished Flying Cross, Cross of St. George; France: Medal of French Recognition, MÃ©daille Militaire, Croix de Guerre; Belgium: Croix de Guerre, Military Cross, Medal of King Albert; Italy: Medal for Valor, Cross of Merit; Germany: Iron Cross; Russia: Order of Lenin, Order of Suvarov; Japan: Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum, Order of the Golden Kite, Grand Cordon of the Rising Sun with Paulownia Flowers.