(v. t.) To deck with that which is becoming, ornamental, or honorary; to adorn; to beautify; to embellish; as, to decorate the person; to decorate an edifice; to decorate a lawn with flowers; to decorate the mind with moral beauties; to decorate a hero with honors.
(n.) To grow less, -- opposed to increase; to be diminished gradually, in size, degree, number, duration, etc., or in strength, quality, or excellence; as, they days decrease in length from June to December.
(v.) A becoming less; gradual diminution; decay; as, a decrease of revenue or of strength.
(v.) The wane of the moon.
(v. t.) To cause to grow less; to diminish gradually; as, extravagance decreases one's means.