简明英汉词典

adorn
[E5dC:n]
v.
装饰

美国传统词典[双解]

adorn
a.dorn
AHD:[…-d?rn“]
D.J.[*6d%8rn]
K.K.[*6d%rn]
v.tr.(及物动词)
a.dorneda.dorn.inga.dorns

(1)

To lend beauty to; decorate:
使美观:为…增添美;装饰:
“the pale mimosas that adorned the favorite promenade”(Ronald Firbank)
“浅色的含羞草装饰了最受欢迎的散步场所”(罗纳德·弗班克)

(2)

To fit out with or as if with ornaments:
装备:以装饰物或似以装饰物装备:
“The sugar plantations were adorned with windmills”(Alec Waugh)
“甘蔗种植园装备有风车”(亚历克·沃)

(3)

To enhance the distinction, beauty, splendor, or glory of; add luster to:
使增色:增添…的差别,美丽、光彩或光荣;为…增加光泽:
“Virtue adorned his mind”(John Ford)
“为他思想增添光彩的美德”(约翰·福特)

语源

(1)

Middle English adornen
中古英语 adornen

(2)

from Old French adourner
源自 古法语 adourner

(3)

from Latin ad?3re}
源自 拉丁语 ad?3re}

(4)

ad- [ad-]
ad- [前缀,表“朝向”] ?3re} [to decorate] * see ar- ?3re} [装饰] *参见 ar-

继承用法

adorner
n.(名词)

现代英汉词典

adorn
[E5dC:n]
vt.

(1)

装饰
She likes to adorn herself with jewels.
她喜欢佩戴珠宝。

(2)

增加…的重要性或吸引力
He tried to adorn his story with a lot of lies.
(喻)他试图以大量虚构的情节为自己的故事添油加醋。

现代英汉综合大辞典

adorn
[E5dC:n]
vt.
装饰, 佩戴
adorn (a room) with (flowers)
用(花)装饰(屋子)
adorn oneself with (jewels)
佩戴(宝石)

继承用法

adorner
n.

英文相关词典

adorn
beautify    decorate    garnish    glamorize    ornament    disfigure    sender    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

adorn
装饰;陈设

美国传统词典

adorn
a.dorn
AHD:[…-d?rn“]
D.J.[*6d%8rn]
K.K.[*6d%rn]
v.tr.
a.dorned, a.dorn.ing, a.dorns

(1)

To lend beauty to; decorate:
“the pale mimosas that adorned the favorite promenade”(Ronald Firbank)

(2)

To fit out with or as if with ornaments:
“The sugar plantations were adorned with windmills”(Alec Waugh)

(3)

To enhance the distinction, beauty, splendor, or glory of; add luster to:
“Virtue adorned his mind”(John Ford)

语源

(1)

Middle English adornen

(2)

from Old French adourner

(3)

from Latin ad?3re}

(4)

ad- [ad-] ?3re} [to decorate] * see ar-

继承用法

adorner
n.

英汉化学大词典

adorn
vt.装饰

英汉计算机大词典

adorn
vt.装饰

英汉建筑大词典

adorn
vt.装饰,修饰

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