verb (used with object), dec·o·rat·ed, dec·o·rat·ing.
- decorated shed,
- decorated style,
- decoration day
Origin of decorate
Examples from the Web for redecorate
Bright colors are fine for rich people who can redecorate as a sort of a hobby, but what about the rest of us?
When we redecorate round here it takes Miss Faithful about a half hour to plan the show.The Gorgeous Girl|Nalbro Bartley
She consulted me in regard to a room she wanted to redecorate, a bronze that she was considering.The Fifth Wheel|Olive Higgins Prouty
Im going to redecorate it inside and out, and the place is right in the center of the busiest part of the beach.The Motion Picture Chums at Seaside Park|Victor Appleton
If he has ways you don't approve, you can cure them; redecorate and remodel him with the latest American improvements.It Happened in Egypt|C. N. Williamson
Word Origin for decorate
early 15c., from Latin decoratus, past participle of decorare "to decorate, adorn, embellish, beautify," from decus (genitive decoris) "an ornament," from PIE root *dek- "to receive, be suitable" (see decent). Related: Decorated; decorating.