Definitions for garnishˈgɑr nɪʃ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to provide or supply with something ornamental; decorate.
to provide (a food) with something that adds flavor, decorative color, etc.:
garnished the punch with fruit.
Ref: garnishee .
(n.)something placed around or on a food or in a beverage to add flavor, decorative color, etc.
Chiefly Brit. a fee formerly demanded of a new convict or worker by the warden, boss, or fellow prisoners or workers.
Origin of garnish:
1300–50; < OF garniss- (extended s. of garnir, guarnir to furnish < Gmc)
something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration
any decoration added as a trimming or adornment
take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support
"His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt"
trim, garnish, dress(verb)
decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
a set of dishes, often pewter, containing a dozen pieces of several types.
pewter vessels in general.
To decorate with ornamental appendages; to set off; to adorn; to embellish; as, all within with flowers was garnished.
To ornament, as a dish, with something laid about it; as, a dish garnished with parsley.
To furnish; to supply.
By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens; his hand hath formed the crooked serpent. (Job 26:13, KJV)
To fit with fetters.
To warn by garnishment; to give notice to; to garnishee.
Origin: From garnischen, from garnir, stem of certain forms of the verb garnir, guarnir, warnir, from a conflation of Old and , from warnijanan and warnōnan; both from wer-. Cognate with wiernan and warnian. More at warn.
to decorate with ornamental appendages; to set off; to adorn; to embellish
to ornament, as a dish, with something laid about it; as, a dish garnished with parsley
to furnish; to supply
to fit with fetters
to warn by garnishment; to give notice to; to garnishee. See Garnishee, v. t
something added for embellishment; decoration; ornament; also, dress; garments, especially such as are showy or decorated
something set round or upon a dish as an embellishment. See Garnish, v. t., 2
a fee; specifically, in English jails, formerly an unauthorized fee demanded by the old prisoners of a newcomer
Translations for garnish
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
(an) edible decoration added to food.
- بَرْقَشَه، زينَهArabic
- guarniçãoPortuguese (BR)
- die GarnierungGerman
- garnering; pyntDanish
- guarnición, aderezoSpanish
- खाने की चीज जिससे भोजन को सजाया जाता हैHindi
- rotājums; garnējumsLatvian
- garnering, pyntNorwegian
- خواړه په نوروخوراكى شيانو ښكلى كولPashto
- okrasna prilogaSlovenian
- süs, garnitürTurkish
- (菜餚)可食用的裝飾Chinese (Trad.)
- کھانے کی اشیا سے سجاوٹ کرناUrdu
- đồ trang trí lên các món ănVietnamese
- 配菜，装饰Chinese (Simp.)
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