Decorated vs Embellished - What's the difference?

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Decorated is a related term of embellished.


As verbs the difference between decorated and embellished

is that decorated is (decorate) while embellished is (embellish).

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

decorated

English

Verb

(head)
  • (decorate)

  • decorate

    English

    Verb

    (decorat)
  • To furnish with decorations.
  • To improve the appearance of an interior of a house, room, office and so forth.
  • (computing) (In some programming languages) To extend a method, etc. by attaching some further code item.
  • It makes sure that the field name argument is not empty, and that the field specified there is an actual existing field in the class which declares the method decorated with this attribute.

    Synonyms

    * See also

    Derived terms

    * decorative

    Anagrams

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    embellished

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (embellish)

  • embellish

    English

    Verb

    (es)
  • To make more beautiful and attractive; to decorate.
  • The old book cover was embellished with golden letters
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2012 , date=December 29 , author=Paul Doyle , title=Arsenal's Theo Walcott hits hat-trick in thrilling victory over Newcastle , work=The Guardian citation , page= , passage=Podolski gave Walcott a chance to further embellish Arsenal's first-half performance when he eluded James Perch and slipped the ball through to the striker.}}
  • To make something sound or look better or more acceptable than it is in reality, to distort.
  • to embellish a story, the truth

    Synonyms

    * adorn * beautify * decorate * deck * grace * ornament * prettify * See also