Definitions for furnitureˈfɜr nɪ tʃər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fur•ni•tureˈfɜr nɪ tʃər(n.)
the movable articles, as tables, chairs, or cabinets, required for use or ornament in a house, office, or the like.
fittings, apparatus, or necessary accessories for something.
pieces of wood or metal for holding pages of type in place in a chase.
Origin of furniture:
1520–30; < F fourniture, der. of fournir to furnish
furniture, piece of furniture, article of furniture(noun)
furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy
"they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
furniture(noun)ˈfɜr nɪ tʃər
chairs, tables, sofas, and other objects put into a house or office
office furniture; a piece of furniture
The harness, trappings etc. of a horse or other animal.
An item, or, used collectively, items, usually in a room, which enhance the room's characteristics, functionally and/or decoratively.
The woman does not even have one stick of furniture moved in yet.
Equipment worn by a falcon or hawk to facilitate handling by the falconer / austringer, e.g. jesses
Origin: From fourniture, from fournir.
that with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment
articles used for convenience or decoration in a house or apartment, as tables, chairs, bedsteads, sofas, carpets, curtains, pictures, vases, etc
the necessary appendages to anything, as to a machine, a carriage, a ship, etc
the masts and rigging of a ship
the mountings of a gun
builders' hardware such as locks, door and window trimmings
pieces of wood or metal of a lesser height than the type, placed around the pages or other matter in a form, and, with the quoins, serving to secure the form in its place in the chase
a mixed or compound stop in an organ; -- sometimes called mixture
Furniture is the mass noun for the movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating and sleeping. Furniture is also used to hold objects at a convenient height for work, or to store things. Furniture can be a product of design and is considered a form of decorative art. In addition to furniture's functional role, it can serve a symbolic or religious purpose. It can be made from many materials, including metal, plastic, and wood. Furniture can be made using a variety of woodworking joints which often reflect the local culture.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'furniture' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3015
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'furniture' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1947
Rank popularity for the word 'furniture' in Nouns Frequency: #1229
Translations for furniture
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
things in a house etc such as tables, chairs, beds etc
- mobíliaPortuguese (BR)
- επίπλωση, έπιπλαGreek
- muebles, mobiliarioSpanish
- اسباب خانهFarsi
- pokućstvo, namještajCroatian
- møbler, innbo, inventarNorwegian
- اسباب خانهPersian
- د كور وسايلPashto
- möbler, möblemangSwedish
- 家俱Chinese (Trad.)
- مکان کے لۓ ضروری اشیا مثلا میز، کرسی وغیرہUrdu
- đồ dùng trong nhàVietnamese
- 家具Chinese (Simp.)
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