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"
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
Origin: [F. fourniture. See Furnish, v. t.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fur′ni-tūr, n. movables, either for use or ornament, with which a house is equipped: equipage, the trappings of a horse, &c.: decorations: the necessary appendages in some arts, &c.: (print.) the pieces of wood or metal put round pages of type to make proper margins and fill the spaces between the pages and the chase. [Fr. fourniture.]
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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
The numerical value of furniture in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of furniture in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
You cannot separate the old furniture from the memories and the memories from the old furniture!
Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber, if he has common sense on the ground floor.
No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation.
A billion dollars probably isn't going to be enough for the year, my assumption is they are going to keep burning the furniture to keep the store open.
They took everything, the house, furniture, they even took the doors. The work of 25 years was lost in one minute... It's like living a dream, a nightmare.
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Translations for furniture
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- اثاث, مَفْرُوشاتArabic
- møbel, inventarDanish
- Möbelstück, MöbelGerman
- έπιπλα, έπιπλοGreek
- mobiliario, muebleSpanish
- altzariak, altzariBasque
- مبلمان, مبل, اسبابPersian
- innbúgv, húsgøgnFaroese
- mobilier, meubleFrench
- moble, mobiliarioGalician
- फ़र्नीचर, असबाबHindi
- bútor, bútordarabHungarian
- 가구, 家具Korean
- мебель, эмерекKyrgyz
- baldas, baldaiLithuanian
- тавилга, гэрийн хогшил, гэрийн тавил, тавилMongolian
- møbel, møblerNorwegian
- meubelstuk, meubelDutch
- møbel, møblarNorwegian Nynorsk
- мебель, [[предмет]] [[мебельRussian
- намјештај, namještaj, nameštaj, намештајSerbo-Croatian
- mobilya, möbleTurkish
- мебел, мебельTatar
- đồ đạcVietnamese
- möbs, möbem, möbVolapük
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