HyperDic: garnish

English > 4 senses of the word garnish:
NOUNfoodgarnishsomething (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration
artifactgarnishany decoration added as a trimming or adornment
VERBpossessiongarnish, garnisheetake a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support
creationgarnish, trim, dressdecorate (food) , as with parsley or other ornamental foods
garnish > pronunciation
Soundsgaa'rnihsh
Rhymesabolish ... Yiddish: 161 rhymes with ihsh...
English > garnish: 4 senses > noun 1, food
MeaningSomething (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration.
NarrowertoppingA flavorful addition on top of a dish
Broaderdecoration, ornament, ornamentationSomething used to beautify
Spanishguarnición
Catalanguarnició
Verbsgarnishdecorate (food) , as with parsley or other ornamental foods
English > garnish: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAny decoration added as a trimming or adornment.
Broaderdecoration, ornament, ornamentationSomething used to beautify
Spanishaderezo, adorno
Verbsgarnishdecorate (food) , as with parsley or other ornamental foods
English > garnish: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningTake a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt"
Synonymgarnishee
Broaderimpound, attach, sequester, confiscate, seizeTake temporary possession of as a security, by legal authority
Nounsgarnishmenta court order to an employer to withhold all or part of an employee's wages and to send the money to the court or to the person who won a lawsuit against the employee
English > garnish: 4 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningdecorate (food) , as with parsley or other ornamental foods.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
ModelThe chefs garnish the vegetables
Synonymstrim, dress
Broaderdecorate, adorn, grace, ornament, embellish, beautifymake more attractive by adding ornament, colour / colour, etc.
Similar todress, dress outkill and prepare for market or consumption
dressput a dressing on
Spanishacompañar, adornar, guarnecer
Catalanacompanyar, adornar, guarnir
Nounsgarnishany decoration added as a trimming or adornment
garnishsomething (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration

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