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up·hol·ster

 (ŭp-hōl′stər, ə-pōl′-)
tr.v. up·hol·stered, up·hol·ster·ing, up·hol·sters
To supply (furniture) with stuffing, springs, cushions, and covering fabric.

[Back-formation from upholsterer.]
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upholster

(ʌpˈhəʊlstə)
vb
(Furniture) (tr) to fit (chairs, sofas, etc) with padding, springs, webbing, and covering
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up•hol•ster

(ʌpˈhoʊl stər, əˈpoʊl-)

v.t. -stered, -ster•ing.
to provide (chairs, sofas, etc.) with coverings, cushions, stuffing, springs, etc.
[1850–55, Amer.; back formation from upholsterer]
up•hol′ster•er, n.
up•hol′ster•y, n.
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upholster


Past participle: upholstered
Gerund: upholstering

Imperative
upholster
upholster
Present
I upholster
you upholster
he/she/it upholsters
we upholster
you upholster
they upholster
Preterite
I upholstered
you upholstered
he/she/it upholstered
we upholstered
you upholstered
they upholstered
Present Continuous
I am upholstering
you are upholstering
he/she/it is upholstering
we are upholstering
you are upholstering
they are upholstering
Present Perfect
I have upholstered
you have upholstered
he/she/it has upholstered
we have upholstered
you have upholstered
they have upholstered
Past Continuous
I was upholstering
you were upholstering
he/she/it was upholstering
we were upholstering
you were upholstering
they were upholstering
Past Perfect
I had upholstered
you had upholstered
he/she/it had upholstered
we had upholstered
you had upholstered
they had upholstered
Future
I will upholster
you will upholster
he/she/it will upholster
we will upholster
you will upholster
they will upholster
Future Perfect
I will have upholstered
you will have upholstered
he/she/it will have upholstered
we will have upholstered
you will have upholstered
they will have upholstered
Future Continuous
I will be upholstering
you will be upholstering
he/she/it will be upholstering
we will be upholstering
you will be upholstering
they will be upholstering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been upholstering
you have been upholstering
he/she/it has been upholstering
we have been upholstering
you have been upholstering
they have been upholstering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been upholstering
you will have been upholstering
he/she/it will have been upholstering
we will have been upholstering
you will have been upholstering
they will have been upholstering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been upholstering
you had been upholstering
he/she/it had been upholstering
we had been upholstering
you had been upholstering
they had been upholstering
Conditional
I would upholster
you would upholster
he/she/it would upholster
we would upholster
you would upholster
they would upholster
Past Conditional
I would have upholstered
you would have upholstered
he/she/it would have upholstered
we would have upholstered
you would have upholstered
they would have upholstered
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.upholster - provide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and coversupholster - provide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers
cabinetry, cabinetwork - the craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality)
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
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Translations
يُنَجِّد
čalounit
betrækkepolstre
verhoilla
kárpitoz
bólstra
apmušimo reikmenysapmuštasapmuštiaptrauktasbaldų apmušėjas
polsterēttapsēt
bekledenpolsteren
čalúniť
döşemek

upholster

[ʌpˈhəʊlstəʳ] VTtapizar, entapizar (with de) well upholsteredrellenito
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

upholster

vt chair etcpolstern; (= cover)beziehen; upholstered furniturePolstermöbel pl; well-upholstered (hum inf)gut gepolstert (hum inf)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

upholster

[ʌpˈhəʊlstəʳ] vt (cover) → tappezzare, ricoprire; (pad) → imbottire
to be well upholstered (fig) (hum) → essere bene in carne
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

upholster

(apˈhəulstə) verb
to fit (seats) with springs, stuffing, covers etc. He upholstered the chair.
upˈholstered adjective
upholstered chairs.
upˈholsterer noun
a person who makes, repairs or sells upholstered furniture.
upˈholstery noun
1. the business or process of upholstering.
2. the springs, coverings etc of eg a chair. luxurious upholstery.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.
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Summary: Upholstering bed mattresses was once a prominent profession in south Lebanon which over time has faded away.
Deborah Hall, centre manager, said: "We were eager to learn about upholstering, but had no access to the right skills until Shackletons offered to help us.
for Second Life Interiors & Upholstery Inc., a company that offers a variety of upholstering services for all types of furniture, curtains and wall coverings.