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 Dictionary entry overview: What does furnish mean? 

FURNISH (verb)
  The verb FURNISH has 2 senses:

1. provide or furnish with
2. provide or equip with furniture

  Familiarity information: FURNISH used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

FURNISH (verb)

Sense 1furnish [BACK TO TOP]


Provide or furnish with

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning


furnish; provide; supply; render

Context example:

We provided the room with an electrical heater

Hypernyms (to "furnish" is one way to...):

give (transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "furnish"):

canal; canalise; canalize (provide (a city) with a canal)

fuel (provide with a combustible substance that provides energy)

provision; purvey (supply with provisions)

afford; give; yield (be the cause or source of)

equip; fit; fit out; outfit (provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose)

transistorise; transistorize (equip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors)

upholster (provide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers)

cleat (provide with cleats)

coal (supply with coal)

corbel (furnish with a corbel)

cornice (furnish with a cornice)

key (provide with a key)

tool (furnish with tools)

bush (provide with a bushing)

brattice (supply with a brattice, to ventilate mines)

furnish (provide or equip with furniture)

slat (equip or bar with slats)

berth (provide with a berth)

bed (furnish with a bed)

computerise; computerize (provide with computers)

costume (furnish with costumes; as for a film or play)

bottom (provide with a bottom or a seat)

rafter (provide (a ceiling) with rafters)

constitutionalize (provide with a constitution, as of a country)

copper-bottom (provide with a copper bottom)

tap (furnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid from it)

top (provide with a top)

reflectorise; reflectorize (provide with reflectors, such as chemicals)

retrofit (provide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture)

border; edge (provide with a border or edge)

machicolate (supply with projecting galleries)

sanitate (provide with sanitary facilities or appliances)

hat (furnish with a hat)

theme (provide with a particular theme or motive)

kern (furnish with a kern)

leverage (provide with leverage)

water (provide with water)

curtain (provide with drapery)

gate (supply with a gate)

index (provide with an index)

articulate; joint (provide with a joint)

pour (supply in large amounts or quantities)

pump (supply in great quantities)

fire; fuel (provide with fuel)

flood; glut; oversupply (supply with an excess of)

toggle (provide with a toggle or toggles)

patch (provide with a patch; also used metaphorically)

shelter (provide shelter for)

causeway (provide with a causeway)

hydrate (supply water or liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance)

stock (provide or furnish with a stock of something)

buy in; stock (stock up on to keep for future use or sale)

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)

stock (supply with livestock)

stock (supply with fish)

rim (furnish with a rim)

fret (provide (a musical instrument) with frets)

step (furnish with steps)

extend; offer (make available; provide)

signalise; signalize (provide with traffic signals)

charge (energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge)

date (provide with a dateline; mark with a date)

feed (feed into; supply)

calk (provide with calks)

fund (provide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest)

scant; skimp; stint (supply sparingly and with restricted quantities)

terrace; terrasse (provide (a house) with a terrace)

dado (provide with a dado)

innervate (supply nerves to (some organ or body part))

offer (make available or accessible, provide or furnish)

rail (provide with rails)

grate (furnish with a grate)

victual (supply with food)

cloy; surfeit (supply or feed to surfeit)

heat (provide with heat)

seat (provide with seats)

seat (put a seat on a chair)

ramp (furnish with a ramp)

arm (supply with arms)

interleave (provide (books) with blank leaves)

glass; glaze (furnish with glass)

crenel; crenelate; crenellate (supply with battlements)

wive (provide with a wife; marry (someone) to a wife)

hobnail (supply with hobnails)

match (provide funds complementary to)

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)

wharf (provide with a wharf)

air-condition; air-cool (equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature)

uniform (provide with uniforms)

railroad (supply with railroad lines)

partner (provide with a partner)

bewhisker; whisker (furnish with whiskers)

subtitle (supply (a movie) with subtitles)

headline (provide (a newspaper page or a story) with a headline)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody with something
Somebody ----s something with something

Sense 2furnish [BACK TO TOP]


Provide or equip with furniture

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Context example:

We furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style

Hypernyms (to "furnish" is one way to...):

furnish; provide; render; supply (provide or furnish with)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "furnish"):

refurnish (furnish with new or different furniture)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

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