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It is always the same: women bedeck themselves with jewels and furs, and men with wit and quotations.
Maurice Chevalier

Meaning of "bedeck" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BEDECK

bedeck  [bɪˈdɛk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BEDECK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bedeck is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb bedeck in English.

WHAT DOES BEDECK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of bedeck in the English dictionary

The definition of bedeck in the dictionary is to cover with decorations; adorn.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BEDECK

PRESENT

Present
I bedeck
you bedeck
he/she/it bedecks
we bedeck
you bedeck
they bedeck
Present continuous
I am bedecking
you are bedecking
he/she/it is bedecking
we are bedecking
you are bedecking
they are bedecking
Present perfect
I have bedecked
you have bedecked
he/she/it has bedecked
we have bedecked
you have bedecked
they have bedecked
Present perfect continuous
I have been bedecking
you have been bedecking
he/she/it has been bedecking
we have been bedecking
you have been bedecking
they have been bedecking
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I bedecked
you bedecked
he/she/it bedecked
we bedecked
you bedecked
they bedecked
Past continuous
I was bedecking
you were bedecking
he/she/it was bedecking
we were bedecking
you were bedecking
they were bedecking
Past perfect
I had bedecked
you had bedecked
he/she/it had bedecked
we had bedecked
you had bedecked
they had bedecked
Past perfect continuous
I had been bedecking
you had been bedecking
he/she/it had been bedecking
we had been bedecking
you had been bedecking
they had been bedecking
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will bedeck
you will bedeck
he/she/it will bedeck
we will bedeck
you will bedeck
they will bedeck
Future continuous
I will be bedecking
you will be bedecking
he/she/it will be bedecking
we will be bedecking
you will be bedecking
they will be bedecking
Future perfect
I will have bedecked
you will have bedecked
he/she/it will have bedecked
we will have bedecked
you will have bedecked
they will have bedecked
Future perfect continuous
I will have been bedecking
you will have been bedecking
he/she/it will have been bedecking
we will have been bedecking
you will have been bedecking
they will have been bedecking
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would bedeck
you would bedeck
he/she/it would bedeck
we would bedeck
you would bedeck
they would bedeck
Conditional continuous
I would be bedecking
you would be bedecking
he/she/it would be bedecking
we would be bedecking
you would be bedecking
they would be bedecking
Conditional perfect
I would have bedeck
you would have bedeck
he/she/it would have bedeck
we would have bedeck
you would have bedeck
they would have bedeck
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been bedecking
you would have been bedecking
he/she/it would have been bedecking
we would have been bedecking
you would have been bedecking
they would have been bedecking
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you bedeck
we let´s bedeck
you bedeck
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to bedeck
Past participle
bedecked
Present Participle
bedecking
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BEDECK


afterdeck
ˈɑːftəˌdɛk
codec
ˈkəʊˌdɛk
deck
dɛk
foredeck
ˈfɔːˌdɛk
half-deck
ˈhɑːfˌdɛk
helideck
ˈhɛlɪˌdɛk
Melchizedek
mɛlˈkɪzəˌdɛk
overdeck
ˈəʊvəˌdɛk
quarterdeck
ˈkwɔːtəˌdɛk
sandek
ˈsɑnˌdɛk
undeck
ʌnˈdɛk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BEDECK

bedder
bedding
bedding out
bedding plant
Beddoes
Bede
bedeafen
bedecked
bedeguar
bedel
bedell
bedellship
bedelship
bedesman
bedesmen
bedevil
bedevilled
bedevilling
bedevilment
bedew

WORDS THAT END LIKE BEDECK

boat deck
cassette deck
flight deck
hit the deck
hurricane deck
lower deck
main deck
mess deck
observation deck
orlop deck
poop deck
promenade deck
record deck
sun deck
tape deck
underdeck
upper deck

Synonyms and antonyms of bedeck in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BEDECK»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «bedeck» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of bedeck

Translation of «bedeck» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BEDECK

Find out the translation of bedeck to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of bedeck from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bedeck» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

花边修饰
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bedeck
570 millions of speakers

English

bedeck
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सजाना
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

خفق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

украшать
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ornamentar
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

শোভিত করা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

parer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bedeck
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

schmücken
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

bedeck
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

꾸미다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bedeck
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trang sức
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அலங்கரித்துக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बेडके
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

süslemek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bedeck
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ozdobić
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

прикрашати
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

împodobi
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bedeck
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

versier
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pryda
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bedeck
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bedeck

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BEDECK»

The term «bedeck» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.243 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BEDECK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bedeck

EXAMPLES

QUOTES WITH «BEDECK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word bedeck.
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Maurice Chevalier
It is always the same: women bedeck themselves with jewels and furs, and men with wit and quotations.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BEDECK»

Discover the use of bedeck in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bedeck and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Aqiva's Contribution to the Law of Zeraʻim
Nanos says: They bedeck the first-fruits [with produce] other than the 7 species. Aqiva says: They bedeck the first-fruits only [with produce] of the 7 species This is a variation on the dispute-form. The masters' opinions balance. The difference is  ...
Charles Primus, 1977
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The Tosefta
2:12 A. The supplement of first fruits [must be comprised of ] the same kinds 1 of produce as the first fruits themselves]. B. But the decorations [that bedeck] the first fruits [must be] dijjerent kinds [of produce from the first fruits themselves] [M. Bik.
Jacob Neusner, Richard S. Sarason, 1977
3
Dictionary of the Efïk Language, in Two Parts: I. Efïk and ...
The sun bedazzles me, Utin, v., eyu oduk mi enyin, v., okim mi enym. Bed' — chamber, n. Ufok obed ; itie-'na. Bed' — ulothes, n. Ofon-obed; ufuk- ha-ofofi. Bedeck , v. tr. Dion ; bana ; sebede. Bedeck' -ed, To be, v. intr. Sebede. Bedeck'- ing, n.
Hugh Goldie, 1862
4
Cider: a poem in two books
Smiles fertile, and, with ruddiest freight bedeck'd, The Apple-tree, by our forefather's blood 245 Improv'd, that now recalls the devious Muse, Urging her destin'd labors to pursue. The prudent will observe, what passions reign In various plants ...
John Philips, Charles Dunster, 1791
5
The Dictionary of Lahu
[fiZ] bless with the good things of life; "bedeck with a blessing" chi bo tT qo? jT le ta pT me / Once again please bedeck them with this blessing and establish it for them! chi sT jT le ta pT-? / Bedeck them with this blessing and establish it for them  ...
James A. Matisoff, 1988
6
Latvian-English Dictionary
tramp apkartej/ais nom adj surroundings', ~ie bystanders apkartejs adj' surrounding, neighboring apkartgriesanas nj?" about-face apkarties vr bedeck oneself with apkartklejojoss adj' wandering apkartklîstoss adj' wandering apkartlidojums ...
‎2008
7
The Imperial Dictionary, English, Technological, and ...
BEDECK'ING, ppr. Adorning ; decking. BEDEHOUSE, n. (Sax. bead, a prayer, and house.] Formerly, a hospital or alms-house, where the poor prayed for their founders and benefactors. BE'DEL, n. An officer in the universities of England.
John Ogilvie, 1859
8
Words that Make a Difference and how to Use Them in a ...
bedeck. bi. DEK. to cover with decorations; adorn WARSAW, Tuesday, Aug. 4 — A demonstration against food shortages turned into a confrontation between the Polish authorities and the Solidarity union yesterday when the police halted a ...
Robert Greenman, 2000
9
Knitting in the Round
Lollipops. and. assorted. ice. cream. treats. bedeck. a. colorful,. summer. dress. Fluffy yarn with a bit of sparkle turns ordinary socks. Skill Level INTERMEDIATE Size Child's 2 (4, 6, 8) Instructions are given for smallest size, with larger sizes in  ...
Jeanne Stauffer, 2004
10
Power Verbs for Job Seekers: Hundreds of Verbs and Phrases ...
BEDECK. (1) decorate something or someone (1) The salesmen were bedecked with company blazers, fedoras, and leather briefcases. CLEAN. UP. WELL. (1) dress and look much better than normal; surprise others with one's puttogether ...
Michael Lawrence Faulkner, Michelle Faulkner-Lunsford, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BEDECK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bedeck is used in the context of the following news items.
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2015 Volvo V40 | Road Test
2015 Volvo V40 front. Inside the car, it isn't carbon fibre and Alcantara that bedeck the cabin but instead brushed aluminium and supple leather. «AutoMiddleEast.com, Jul 15»
2
Obama: Master Of Disaster
... have fought to the death to keep the lights on at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. never thought those lights would one day bedeck that distinguished ... «Western Journalism, Jun 15»
3
'Ted 2,' 'Max' and other new movies, reviewed
... 'I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story' is as bright and fluffy as the canary-yellow feathers that bedeck the titular 'Sesame Street' character. «Washington Post, Jun 15»
4
'I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story' goes inside the fluffy feathers
The documentary “I Am Big Bird: The Caroll Spinney Story” is as bright and fluffy as the canary-yellow feathers that bedeck the titular “Sesame ... «Washington Post, Jun 15»
5
Fortunately, the allure of wishbones has grown
Later, as a mom myself, I carried on the tradition of saving the wishbones, painting them and using them to bedeck the gifts my daughter, Jenny, ... «Lincoln Journal Star, Jun 15»
6
'Relentlessly gay' fundraiser to cover Baltimore home in rainbows …
... GoFundMe campaign and others have left comments pledging services and making suggestions regarding how best to bedeck Baker's home ... «PennLive.com, Jun 15»
7
Harlequin unveils three vivacious bedlinen designs for autumn …
Harlequin's successful collaboration with Bedeck, one of the UK's leading manufacturers of luxury bedlinen, continues with the launch of more ... «Hotel Designs, Jun 15»
8
Ten Mile House
TMH BBQ sauce, white cheddar cheese, shredded pork shoulder, thick-cut bacon, roasted garlic, and crispy onions bedeck this culinary treat. «DailyNorthShore.com, Jun 15»
9
The 'FFC Guide to Surviving a Football-free Summer'
Failing to bedeck your entire living space with St George paraphernalia while intensely cheering on the likes of Nathan Redmond and Jesse ... «FootballFanCast.com, Jun 15»
10
An opulent, cozy base to explore Peru's highlands
Tapestries and pre-Columbian textiles bedeck the walls and in one corner of the central open-air courtyard, a row of cowboy hat-capped ... «The Globe and Mail, Jun 15»

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