Definitions for furnitureˈfɜr nɪ tʃər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"


  1. furniture(Noun)

    The harness, trappings etc. of a horse or other animal.

  2. furniture(Noun)

    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.

  3. furniture(Noun)

    Equipment worn by a falcon or hawk to facilitate handling by the falconer / austringer, e.g. jesses

  4. Origin: From fourniture, from fournir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Furniture(verb)

    that with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment

  2. Furniture(verb)

    articles used for convenience or decoration in a house or apartment, as tables, chairs, bedsteads, sofas, carpets, curtains, pictures, vases, etc

  3. Furniture(verb)

    the necessary appendages to anything, as to a machine, a carriage, a ship, etc

  4. Furniture(verb)

    the masts and rigging of a ship

  5. Furniture(verb)

    the mountings of a gun

  6. Furniture(verb)

    builders' hardware such as locks, door and window trimmings

  7. Furniture(verb)

    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

  8. Furniture(verb)

    a mixed or compound stop in an organ; -- sometimes called mixture

  9. Origin: [F. fourniture. See Furnish, v. t.]


  1. Furniture

    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

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'furniture' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3015

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'furniture' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1947

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'furniture' in Nouns Frequency: #1229

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