decorate-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: add ornaments to make something more attractive

We decorated our house for the party.
Flowers and memorabilia decorated every shelf.
Jean decorates gifts baskets for a living.
Please decorate the wedding cake with pink roses.

VerbNet: fill-9.8-1,illustrate-25.3
FrameNet: Adorning
PropBank: decorate.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 4

Sense Number 2: MILITARY: award a mark of honor

The soldier was decorated for his valor in battle.
Some men are decorated posthumously for their deeds in life.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3