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fur·nish

 (fûr′nĭsh)
tr.v. fur·nished, fur·nish·ing, fur·nish·es
1.
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.

furnish

(ˈfɜːnɪʃ)
vb (tr)
1. to provide (a house, room, etc) with furniture, carpets, etc
2. to equip with what is necessary; fit out
3. to give; supply: the records furnished the information required.
[C15: from Old French fournir, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German frummen to carry out]
ˈfurnisher n

fur•nish

(ˈfɜr nɪʃ)

v.t.
1. to supply (a house, room, etc.) with necessary appliances, esp. furniture.
2. to provide or supply (often fol. by with): The delay furnished me with extra time.
[1400–50; < Old French furniss-, long s. of furnir to accomplish, furnish < Germanic]
fur′nish•er, n.
syn: furnish, appoint, equip refer to providing something necessary or useful. furnish often refers to providing necessary or customary objects or services that increase living comfort: to furnish a bedroom with a bed, desk, and chair. appoint, a more formal word, now usu. used in the past participle, means to supply completely with all requisites or accessories, often in an elegant style: a well-appointed hotel; a fully appointed suite. equip means to supply with necessary materials or apparatus for a particular action, service, or undertaking; it emphasizes preparation: to equip a vessel; to equip a soldier.

furnish


Past participle: furnished
Gerund: furnishing

Imperative
furnish
furnish
Present
I furnish
you furnish
he/she/it furnishes
we furnish
you furnish
they furnish
Preterite
I furnished
you furnished
he/she/it furnished
we furnished
you furnished
they furnished
Present Continuous
I am furnishing
you are furnishing
he/she/it is furnishing
we are furnishing
you are furnishing
they are furnishing
Present Perfect
I have furnished
you have furnished
he/she/it has furnished
we have furnished
you have furnished
they have furnished
Past Continuous
I was furnishing
you were furnishing
he/she/it was furnishing
we were furnishing
you were furnishing
they were furnishing
Past Perfect
I had furnished
you had furnished
he/she/it had furnished
we had furnished
you had furnished
they had furnished
Future
I will furnish
you will furnish
he/she/it will furnish
we will furnish
you will furnish
they will furnish
Future Perfect
I will have furnished
you will have furnished
he/she/it will have furnished
we will have furnished
you will have furnished
they will have furnished
Future Continuous
I will be furnishing
you will be furnishing
he/she/it will be furnishing
we will be furnishing
you will be furnishing
they will be furnishing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been furnishing
you have been furnishing
he/she/it has been furnishing
we have been furnishing
you have been furnishing
they have been furnishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been furnishing
you will have been furnishing
he/she/it will have been furnishing
we will have been furnishing
you will have been furnishing
they will have been furnishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been furnishing
you had been furnishing
he/she/it had been furnishing
we had been furnishing
you had been furnishing
they had been furnishing
Conditional
I would furnish
you would furnish
he/she/it would furnish
we would furnish
you would furnish
they would furnish
Past Conditional
I would have furnished
you would have furnished
he/she/it would have furnished
we would have furnished
you would have furnished
they would have furnished
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.furnish - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
hydrate - supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance; "the bicyclists must be hydrated frequently"
charge - energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery"
date - provide with a dateline; mark with a date; "She wrote the letter on Monday but she dated it Saturday so as not to reveal that she procrastinated"
feed - feed into; supply; "Her success feeds her vanity"
calk - provide with calks; "calk horse shoes"
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
fund - provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest
stint, scant, skimp - supply sparingly and with restricted quantities; "sting with the allowance"
terrace, terrasse - provide (a house) with a terrace; "We terrassed the country house"
dado - provide with a dado; "The owners wanted to dado their dining room"
innervate - supply nerves to (some organ or body part)
offer - make available or accessible, provide or furnish; "The conference center offers a health spa"; "The hotel offers private meeting rooms"
signalise, signalize - provide with traffic signals; "signalize a busy intersection"
extend, offer - make available; provide; "extend a loan"; "The bank offers a good deal on new mortgages"
stock - provide or furnish with a stock of something; "stock the larder with meat"
buy in, stock up, stock - amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use; "let's stock coffee as long as prices are low"
caption - provide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing
tube - provide with a tube or insert a tube into
ticket - provide with a ticket for passage or admission; "Ticketed passengers can board now"
stock - supply with livestock; "stock a farm"
stock - supply with fish; "stock a lake"
rim - furnish with a rim; "rim a hat"
fret - provide (a musical instrument) with frets; "fret a guitar"
step - furnish with steps; "The architect wants to step the terrace"
rail - provide with rails; "The yard was railed"
grate - furnish with a grate; "a grated fireplace"
capitalise, capitalize - supply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
alphabetize - provide with an alphabet; "Cyril and Method alphabetized the Slavic languages"
wharf - provide with a wharf; "Wharf the mouth of the river"
air-cool, air-condition - equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature; "Our house is not air-conditioned"
uniform - provide with uniforms; "The guards were uniformed"
railroad - supply with railroad lines; "railroad the West"
partner - provide with a partner
bewhisker, whisker - furnish with whiskers; "a whiskered jersey"
subtitle - supply (a movie) with subtitles
headline - provide (a newspaper page or a story) with a headline
match - provide funds complementary to; "The company matched the employees' contributions"
hobnail - supply with hobnails
wive - provide with a wife; marry (someone) to a wife
victual - supply with food; "The population was victualed during the war"
cloy, surfeit - supply or feed to surfeit
heat - provide with heat; "heat the house"
seat - provide with seats; "seat a concert hall"
seat - put a seat on a chair
ramp - furnish with a ramp; "The ramped auditorium"
arm - supply with arms; "The U.S. armed the freedom fighters in Afghanistan"
interleave - provide (books) with blank leaves
glass, glaze - furnish with glass; "glass the windows"
crenel, crenelate, crenellate - supply with battlements
causeway - provide with a causeway; "A causewayed swamp"
canal, canalise, canalize - provide (a city) with a canal
bush - provide with a bushing
brattice - supply with a brattice, to ventilate mines
furnish - provide or equip with furniture; "We furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style"
slat - equip or bar with slats; "Slat the windows"
berth - provide with a berth
bed - furnish with a bed; "The inn keeper could bed all the new arrivals"
computerise, computerize - provide with computers; "Our office is fully computerized now"
costume - furnish with costumes; as for a film or play
2.furnish - provide or equip with furniture; "We furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
refurnish - furnish with new or different furniture; "We refurnished the living room"

furnish

verb
1. decorate, fit, fit out, appoint, provide, stock, supply, store, provision, outfit, equip, fit up, purvey Many proprietors try to furnish their hotels with antiques.
2. supply, give, offer, provide, present, reveal, grant, afford, hand out, endow, bestow They'll be able to furnish you with the details.

furnish

verb
1. To supply what is needed for some activity or purpose:
2. To relinquish to the possession or control of another:
Translations
يُؤَثِّث، يَفْرُشيُزَوِّد
vybavitzařídit
forsyneindrettemøblere
berendez
búa húsgögnumláta í té; útvega
apstatymasapstatytasapstatyti baldaisbaldai
apgādātapmēbelētmēbelēt
zariadiť
opremiti
dayayıp döşemeksağlamaktemin etmek

furnish

[ˈfɜːnɪʃ] VT
1. [+ room, house] → amueblar (with con) furnishing fabrictela f para revestir muebles
furnished flatpiso m amueblado, departamento m amoblado (LAm)
2. (= provide) [+ excuse, information] → proporcionar, facilitar; [+ proof] → aducir
to furnish sb with sth [+ supplies] → proveer a algn de algo; [+ opportunity] → dar or proporcionar algo a algn

furnish

[ˈfɜːrnɪʃ] vt
[+ house, room] → meubler
(= supply) → fournir
to furnish sb with sth → fournir qch à qn

furnish

vt
houseeinrichten; furnished roommöbliertes Zimmer; furnished flat (esp Brit) or apartmentmöblierte Wohnung; to live in furnished accommodationzur Miete wohnen (in einer möblierten Wohnung); furnishing fabricsDekorationsstoffe pl
information, reason, excuseliefern, geben; to furnish somebody with somethingjdn mit etw versorgen, jdm etw liefern; with reason, excusejdm etw liefern

furnish

[ˈfɜːnɪʃ] vt
a. (room, house) to furnish (with)arredare (con), ammobiliare (con)
furnishing fabric → tessuto da arredamento
furnished flat or (Am) furnished apartment → appartamento ammobiliato
b. (frm) (supply, excuse, information) → fornire, dare
to furnish sb with sth → dare qc a qn

furnish

(ˈfəːniʃ) verb
1. to provide (a house etc) with furniture. We spent a lot of money on furnishing our house.
2. to give (what is necessary); to supply. They furnished the library with new books.
ˈfurnished adjective
a furnished flat.
ˈfurnishings noun plural
furniture, equipment etc. The office had very expensive furnishings.
ˈfurniture (-tʃə) noun
things in a house etc such as tables, chairs, beds etc. modern funiture.
furniture is a collective noun taking a singular verb: His furniture is rather old .
References in classic literature ?
A significant illustration of the fact, again and again repeated in this book, that the skeleton of the whale furnishes but little clue to the shape of his fully invested body.
The main part of the steering is done at the bow, with a pole; the three-log breadth there furnishes room for only the steersman, for these little logs are not larger around than an average young lady's waist.
Surely no tongue is so rich in the various phrases which the field-sports demand, or furnishes means to the experienced woodman so well to express his jovial art.
Could that which procures a freer vent for the products of the earth, which furnishes new incitements to the cultivation of land, which is the most powerful instrument in increasing the quantity of money in a state -- could that, in fine, which is the faithful handmaid of labor and industry, in every shape, fail to augment that article, which is the prolific parent of far the greatest part of the objects upon which they are exerted?
The bourgeoisie itself, therefore, supplies the proletariat with its own instruments of political and general education, in other words, it furnishes the proletariat with weapons for fighting the bourgeoisie.
But the wine," said D'Artagnan, "who furnishes the wine?
Why, I have as much money as I want; mother Assunta always furnishes me when I ask for it
The passage up the Hudson furnishes in itself so much to charm the eye of a novice, that none but one under the extraordinary circumstances of our heroine, could have beheld the beauties of the river unmoved.
What a true saying it is that 'appetite furnishes the best sauce.
The story has, I believe, been told more than once in the newspapers, but, like all such narratives, its effect is much less striking when set forth en bloc in a single half-column of print than when the facts slowly evolve before your own eyes, and the mystery clears gradually away as each new discovery furnishes a step which leads on to the complete truth.
But in dancing, their duties are exactly changed; the agreeableness, the compliance are expected from him, while she furnishes the fan and the lavender water.