HyperDic: furnish

English > 2 senses of the word furnish:
VERBpossessionfurnish, supply, provide, rendergive something useful or necessary to
possessionfurnishprovide or equip with furniture
furnish > pronunciation
Soundsfer'nihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > furnish: 2 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningGive something useful or necessary to.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody with something; Somebody ----s something with something
Synonymssupply, provide, render
Entailed bysupplementadd as a supplement to what seems insufficient
Narrowerair-cool, air-conditionequip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature
alphabetizeProvide with an alphabet
armSupply with arms
bedFurnish with a bed
berthProvide with a berth / berth
bewhisker, whiskerFurnish with whiskers
border, edgeProvide with a border or edge
bottomProvide with a bottom or a seat / seat
bratticeSupply with a brattice, to ventilate mines
bushProvide with a bushing
calkProvide with calks
canal, canalize, canaliseProvide (a city) with a canal
capitalize, capitaliseSupply with capital, as of a business by using a combination of capital used by investors and debt capital provided by lenders
captionProvide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing
causewayProvide with a causeway
chargeenergize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
cleatProvide with cleats
coalSupply with coal
computerize, computeriseProvide with computers
constitutionalizeProvide with a constitution, as of a country
copper-bottomProvide with a copper bottom
corbelFurnish with a corbel
corniceFurnish with a cornice
costumeFurnish with costumes
crenel, crenelate, crenellateSupply with battlements
curtainProvide with drapery
dadoProvide with a dado
dateProvide with a dateline
equip, fit, fit out, outfitProvide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
extend, offermake available
feedfeed into
flood, oversupply, glutSupply with an excess of
fretProvide (a musical instrument) with frets
fuelProvide with a combustible substance that provides energy
fuel, fireProvide with fuel
fundProvide a fund for the redemption of principal or payment of interest
furnishProvide or equip with furniture
gateSupply with a gate
glass, glazeFurnish with glass
grateFurnish with a grate
hatFurnish with a hat
headlineProvide (a newspaper page or a story) with a headline
headquarterProvide with headquarters
heatProvide with heat / heat / heat
hobnailSupply with hobnails
hydrateSupply water or liquid / liquid to in order to maintain a healthy balance
indexProvide with an index
innervateSupply nerves to (some organ or body part)
interleaveProvide (books) with blank leaves
joint, articulateProvide with a joint
kernFurnish with a kern
keyProvide with a key
leverageProvide with leverage
machicolateSupply with projecting galleries
matchProvide funds complementary to
offermake available or accessible, provide or furnish
partnerProvide with a partner
patchProvide with a patch
pourSupply in large amounts or quantities
provision, purveySupply with provisions / provisions
pumpSupply in great quantities
rafterProvide (a ceiling) with rafters
railProvide with rails
railroadSupply with railroad lines
rampFurnish with a ramp
reflectorize, reflectoriseProvide with reflectors, such as chemicals
retrofitProvide with parts, devices, or equipment not available or in use at the time of the original manufacture
rimFurnish with a rim
sanitateProvide with sanitary facilities or appliances
seatProvide with seats / seats / seats
seatPut a seat on a chair
shelterProvide shelter / shelter for
signalize, signaliseProvide with traffic signals
slatequip or bar with slats
stepFurnish with steps
stint, skimp, scantSupply sparingly and with restricted quantities
stock, buy in, stock upAmass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use
stockProvide or furnish with a stock of something
stockSupply with livestock
stockSupply with fish
subtitleSupply (a movie) with subtitles
surfeit, cloySupply or feed to surfeit
tapFurnish with a tap or spout, so as to be able to draw liquid / liquid from it
terrace, terrasseProvide (a house) with a terrace
themeProvide with a particular theme or motive
ticketProvide with a ticket for passage or admission
toggleProvide with a toggle or toggles
toolFurnish with tools
top, top outProvide with a top or finish the top (of a structure)
transistorize, transistoriseequip (an electronic circuit or device) with transistors
tubeProvide with a tube or insert / insert a tube into
uniformProvide with uniforms
upholsterProvide furniture with padding, springs, webbing, and covers
victualSupply with food
waterProvide with water
wharfProvide with a wharf
wiveProvide with a wife
yield, give, affordBe the cause or source of
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishabastecer, aportar, aprovisionar, dotar, entregar, facilitar, proporcionar, proveer, suministrar, suplir, surtir
Catalanabastir, aportar, dotar, facilitar, prestar, proporcionar, proveir, subministrar
English > furnish: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningProvide or equip with furniture.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"We furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style"
NarrowerrefurnishFurnish with new / new or different furniture
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishabastecer, amoblar, amueblar, suministrar
Nounsfurnishing(usually plural) the instrumentalities (furniture and appliances and other movable accessories including curtains and rugs) that make a home / home / home (or other area) livable
furniturefurnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy

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