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tr.v. fur·nished, fur·nish·ing, fur·nish·es
a. To provide (what is needed or desired): furnished the snacks for the party.
b. To provide furniture for: furnish a room.
c. To provide something necessary or desired to; equip: furnished the students with pens.
2. To have as an available or desirable feature: a courtyard that furnishes a fine view.

[Middle English furnisshen, from Old French fournir, fourniss-, of Germanic origin; see per in Indo-European roots.]

fur′nish·er n.
Synonyms: furnish, equip, outfit, supply
These verbs mean to provide with what is necessary for an activity or a purpose: furnished the team with new uniforms; equip a car with snow tires; had to outfit the children for summer camp; supplied the crew with hardhats.
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There have been decorators and furnishers up from Plymouth, and it is evident that our friend has large ideas and means to spare no pains or expense to restore the grandeur of his family.
As a furnisher of business for me and for Mammy Dorcas she is exhaustlessly competent, but I like my share of it and of course Dorcas likes hers, for Dorcas "raised" George, and Cathy is George over again in so many ways that she brings back Dorcas's youth and the joys of that long-vanished time.
I put my hand in his, wondering who he was, and we walked away to a shop in a narrow street, on which was written OMER, DRAPER, TAILOR, HABERDASHER, FUNERAL FURNISHER, &c.
Tenders are invited for Compoud wall works from the list of empanelled furnishers Contractors from Bangalore Region.
Other nostalgic snapshots capture the brimming street scenes of the 50s and 60s, including businesses like the butchers of R Stoddard & Sons butchers, founded in 1866; the advent of the motorised cars from horse drawn carriages; as well as former landmark buildings, that have now disappeared, like the Mitchell and Butlers' pub The Gate, which ran from 1888 to 1970, on the corner of Alfred's Place, close to Lockwoods' house furnishers and Mrs Morgan's Fish and Chip Shop.
With brands as prominent nationally as Diamond Group, ChenOne, Interwood, NM Furnishers, Mohkam Furnishers, Chirag Din, Index Furniture, Style and Comfort, National Furnishers, Vogue and many more, the value for consumers shopping for furniture is amazing, said a press release.
The punch-up happened in Warwick Road, opposite Thomas Hearn Furnishers, at around 11.
Radio & TV, House furnishers, Electrical appliances, Loose covers, curtains, carpets, Linos and Bedding then across the road 156/8 Toys babywear, baby carriages.
The Consumer Data Industry Association offers comprehensive training specifically for furnishers.
Founded in the 1930s originally as house furnishers, it has more recently concentrated on the residential lettings market with purpose built blocks of flats and newly constructed homes acquired from mainstream builders.
Giles said: "In more recent times we have become part of a large buying group, Minerva Furnishers Guild which gives us more buying options and credibility.
Royce Clark, of Grampian Furnishers in the Moray town, will sponsor a party for the helicopter heroes of D Flight 202 Squadron.