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gar·nish

 (gär′nĭsh)
tr.v. gar·nished, gar·nish·ing, gar·nish·es
1.
a. To enhance in appearance by adding decorative touches; embellish: a coat that was garnished with a fur collar.
b. To decorate (prepared food or drink) with small colorful or savory items: garnished the potatoes with parsley.
2. Law
a. To seize (property such as wages) by garnishment.
b. To serve (someone) with papers announcing the garnishment of that person's property in order to satisfy a debt.
n.
An ornamentation or embellishment, especially one added to a prepared food or drink for decoration or added flavor.

[Middle English garnishen, from Old French garnir, garniss-, of Germanic origin; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]

garnish

(ˈɡɑːnɪʃ)
vb (tr)
1. to decorate; trim
2. (Cookery) to add something to (food) in order to improve its appearance or flavour
3. (Law) law
a. to serve with notice of proceedings; warn
b. obsolete to summon to proceedings already in progress
c. to attach (a debt)
4. slang to extort money from
n
5. a decoration; trimming
6. (Cookery) something, such as parsley, added to a dish for its flavour or decorative effect
7. obsolete slang a payment illegally extorted, as from a prisoner by his jailer
[C14: from Old French garnir to adorn, equip, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German warnōn to pay heed]
ˈgarnisher, ˈgarnishor n

gar•nish

(ˈgɑr nɪʃ)
v.t.
1. to provide or supply with something ornamental; decorate.
2. to provide (a food) with something that adds flavor, decorative color, etc.: garnished the punch with fruit.
n.
4. something placed around or on a food or in a beverage to add flavor, decorative color, etc.
5. adornment; decoration.
6. Chiefly Brit. a fee formerly demanded of a new convict or worker by the warden, boss, or fellow prisoners or workers.
[1300–50; < Old French garniss- (extended s. of garnir, guarnir to furnish < Germanic)]

Garnish

 a set of dishes, etc., for the table.
Examples: garnish of vessels, 1440.

garnish


Past participle: garnished
Gerund: garnishing

Imperative
garnish
garnish
Present
I garnish
you garnish
he/she/it garnishes
we garnish
you garnish
they garnish
Preterite
I garnished
you garnished
he/she/it garnished
we garnished
you garnished
they garnished
Present Continuous
I am garnishing
you are garnishing
he/she/it is garnishing
we are garnishing
you are garnishing
they are garnishing
Present Perfect
I have garnished
you have garnished
he/she/it has garnished
we have garnished
you have garnished
they have garnished
Past Continuous
I was garnishing
you were garnishing
he/she/it was garnishing
we were garnishing
you were garnishing
they were garnishing
Past Perfect
I had garnished
you had garnished
he/she/it had garnished
we had garnished
you had garnished
they had garnished
Future
I will garnish
you will garnish
he/she/it will garnish
we will garnish
you will garnish
they will garnish
Future Perfect
I will have garnished
you will have garnished
he/she/it will have garnished
we will have garnished
you will have garnished
they will have garnished
Future Continuous
I will be garnishing
you will be garnishing
he/she/it will be garnishing
we will be garnishing
you will be garnishing
they will be garnishing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been garnishing
you have been garnishing
he/she/it has been garnishing
we have been garnishing
you have been garnishing
they have been garnishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been garnishing
you will have been garnishing
he/she/it will have been garnishing
we will have been garnishing
you will have been garnishing
they will have been garnishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been garnishing
you had been garnishing
he/she/it had been garnishing
we had been garnishing
you had been garnishing
they had been garnishing
Conditional
I would garnish
you would garnish
he/she/it would garnish
we would garnish
you would garnish
they would garnish
Past Conditional
I would have garnished
you would have garnished
he/she/it would have garnished
we would have garnished
you would have garnished
they would have garnished

garnish

To enhance a dish with edible decorations.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.garnish - something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decorationgarnish - something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
topping - a flavorful addition on top of a dish
2.garnish - any decoration added as a trimming or adornment
decoration, ornament, ornamentation - something used to beautify
Verb1.garnish - take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support; "His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt"
confiscate, impound, sequester, seize, attach - take temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority; "The FBI seized the drugs"; "The customs agents impounded the illegal shipment"; "The police confiscated the stolen artwork"
2.garnish - decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foodsgarnish - decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods
dress out, dress - kill and prepare for market or consumption; "dress a turkey"
dress - put a dressing on; "dress the salads"
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"

garnish

noun
1. decoration, ornament, embellishment, adornment, ornamentation, trimming, trim Reserve some watercress for garnish.
verb
1. decorate, adorn, ornament, embellish, deck, festoon, trim, bedeck She had prepared the vegetables and was garnishing the roast.
decorate strip, spoil, denude

garnish

verb
To furnish with decorations:
Translations
بَرْقَشَه، زينَهيُبَرْقِش، يُزَيِّن
oblohaobložitozdobit
garneregarneringpyntpynte
köret
skreytaskreyting
garnējumsgarnētrotājumsrotāt
garnitürgarnitürlemeksüssüslemek

garnish

[ˈgɑːnɪʃ]
A. N (Culin) → aderezo m, adorno m
B. VTaderezar, adornar (with con)

garnish

[ˈgɑːrnɪʃ]
vt [+ dish] → garnir
ngarniture f

garnish

vtgarnieren, verzieren; (fig) story also, styleausschmücken
nGarnierung f

garnish

[ˈgɑːnɪʃ]
1. n (Culin) → decorazione f
2. vt to garnish (with)guarnire (con)

garnish

(ˈgaːniʃ) verb
to decorate (a dish of food). Parsley is often used to garnish salads.
noun
(an) edible decoration added to food.
References in classic literature ?
From the large head rose a magnificent plume of white ostrich feathers, his body was clad in a shirt of shining chain armour, whilst round the waist and right knee were the usual garnishes of white ox-tail.
Sometimes, indeed, you may see his small eye twinkling on a slaughtered friend, whose carcase garnishes a butcher's door-post, but he grunts out 'Such is life: all flesh is pork
He also believes in presentation that is appealing to the eye; garnishes should be used to highlight, not overpower, a dish.
Favorite kitchen gadget: A vegetable turner that he uses for a lot of garnishes so that the vegetables come out in thin threads.
Customers are growing used to multi-hued cocktails--now you may need to get fancier with your garnishes
Dress up the recipes with a lovely presentation - either on beautiful dishes or with festive garnishes and get ready for the kudos.
Garnishes also differ, with pastry chefs adding their own variations on the theme, ranging from chantilly creme to whipped cream to chocolate sauce to various flavors of ice cream, to fresh raspberries, raspberry coulis and tuile cookies of various shapes.
Fresh cilantro leaves and/or cucumber shreds are good garnishes.
He grills marinated chicken breast, then garnishes it with smoked bacon and Herkimer Cheddar.
His presentations are splashy, dramatic and fun - served on large, colorful glass plates with garnishes such as fried plantain strips, toast triangles, cool salsas or squiggles of hot sauces such as chipotle ketchup.
I put fresh herb stems as garnishes in flower arrangements to add fragrance.