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.]
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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
Examples of furnish in a Sentence
Think of this as buying a sofa to furnish the new house (Time Warner) they just bought.
If someone offers to furnish a sure test, ask what the test was which made the sure test sure.
The reflections on a day well spent furnish us with joys more pleasing than ten thousand triumphs.
Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well.
A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.
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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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