adorn-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Decorate; anoint with an object or quality.

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[agent] ADORN NP2[patient] PP{P NP[theme]}
NOTE: There must be an AGENT doing the decorating or bestowing (of something.)

Adorn the room for the party.
Women adorn themselves on their wedding day.
He adorned the young prince with control of the island.
I adorned myself with holy oils.

VerbNet: fill-9.8-1,illustrate-25.3
FrameNet: Filling
PropBank: adorn.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

Sense Number 2: Be a decorative item.

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1[theme] ADORN NP2[location]

Flowers adorned the tables everywhere.
Jewels adorn the princess.
Power and glory adorn all great leaders.

VerbNet: fill-9.8-1
FrameNet: Adorning
PropBank: adorn.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2