(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. floor, platform, flooring; quarterdeck, forecastle, fo'c'sle; after, boat, flight, etc. deck; pack [of cards]. —v. t. deck out, bedeck, ornament, array, adorn, decorate; slang, knock down (see impulse). See covering, ship.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [The floor of a ship]
Syn. level, flight, story, layer, tier, forecastle, fo'c'sle*, topside; see also floor 1 , 2 .
Specific decks of a ship include: upper, lower, main, pRomenade, hurricane, top, fore, after, poop, poop royal.
2. [Cards sufficient for a game]
Syn. pack, set, pinochle deck, playing cards, tarots, the cards, devil's picture book*, book of four kings*; see also card .
on deck*,
Syn. prepared, available, on hand; see ready 2 .
1. [To decorate]
Syn. ornament, adorn, trim, garnish; see decorate .
2. [*To knock (someone) down]
Syn. beat, strike down, punch, floor; see hit 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
outfit, adorn, decorate, clothe, trim, ornament, festoon, array, embellish, beautify.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb Slang. To cause to fall, as from a shot or blow: bring down, cut down, down, drop, fell1, flatten, floor, ground, knock down, level, prostrate, strike down, throw. Idiom: lay low. See RISE.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) verb 1. To dress in formal or special clothing. Also used with out : array, attire, dress up, prank2. Informal: trick out (or up). Slang: doll up. See ORDER, PLAIN, PUT ON. 2. To furnish with decorations. Also used with out: adorn, bedeck, decorate, dress (up), embellish, garnish, ornament, trim. See BEAUTIFUL.

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