supply, provide, render, furnish(verb)
give something useful or necessary to
"We provided the room with an electrical heater"
provide or equip with furniture
"We furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style"
Material used to create an engineered product.
To provide a place with furniture, or other equipment.
To supply or give.
to supply with anything necessary, useful, or appropriate; to provide; to equip; to fit out, or fit up; to adorn; as, to furnish a family with provisions; to furnish one with arms for defense; to furnish a Cable; to furnish the mind with ideas; to furnish one with knowledge or principles; to furnish an expedition or enterprise, a room or a house
to offer for use; to provide (something); to give (something); to afford; as, to furnish food to the hungry: to furnish arms for defense
that which is furnished as a specimen; a sample; a supply
Origin: [OF. furnir, fornir, to furnish, finish, F. fournir; akin to Pr. formir, furmir, fromir, to accomplish, satisfy, fr. OHG. frumjan to further, execute, do, akin to E. frame. See Frame, v. t., and -ish.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fur′nish, v.t. to fit up or supply completely, or with what is necessary: to equip (with).—adj. Fur′nished, stocked with furniture.—n. Fur′nisher.—n.pl. Fur′nishings, fittings of any kind, esp. articles of furniture, &c., within a house: (Shak.) any incidental part.—n. Fur′nishment. [O. Fr. furniss-, furnir—Old High Ger. frummjan, to do.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'furnish' in Verbs Frequency: #1071
The numerical value of furnish in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of furnish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The reflections on a day well spent furnish us with joys more pleasing than ten thousand triumphs.
A man builds a fine house and now he has a master, and a task for life he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
A man builds a fine house; and now he has a master, and a task for life; he is to furnish, watch, show it, and keep it in repair, the rest of his days.
The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.
As a responsible airport operator, Malaysia Airports undertakes to verify all claims of aircraft ownership with the relevant authorities. Thus far, we have not been able to do so to our satisfaction, as such, we urge the rightful owner to furnish us with the required information for verification purposes.
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Translations for furnish
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- обзавеждам, мебелирамBulgarian
- ausrüsten, möblieren, einrichtenGerman
- suministrar, amoblar, proporcionar, amueblar, dotarSpanish
- kalustaa, sisustaa, varustaaFinnish
- fournir, livrer, meubler, garnirFrench
- ellát, bebútoroz, berendez, szolgáltatHungarian
- 備え付ける, 供給Japanese
- meubileren, bemeubelen, meubelenDutch
- møblere, innredeNorwegian
- mobiliar, fornecerPortuguese
- a mobilaRomanian
- снабди́ть, мебли́ровать, предоставля́ть, снабжа́ть, предоста́витьRussian
- tillhandahålla, inreda, förse, möbleraSwedish
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