Disfurnish
Disfurnish Dis*fur"nish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disfurnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disfurnishing}.] [Pref. dis- + furnish.] To deprive of that with which anything is furnished (furniture, equipments, etc.); to strip; to render destitute; to divest. [1913 Webster]

I am a thing obscure, disfurnished of All merit, that can raise me higher. --Massinger. [1913 Webster]


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  • disfurnish — index denude Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disfurnish — transitive verb Etymology: Middle French desfourniss , stem of desfournir, from des dis + fournir to furnish Date: 1531 to make destitute of possessions ; divest • disfurnishment noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disfurnish — disfurnishment, n. /dis ferr nish/, v.t. to deprive of something with which a person or thing is furnished; divest of possessions; strip. [1525 35; < MF desfourniss , s. of desfournir, equiv. to des DIS 1 + fournir to FURNISH] * * * …   Universalium

  • disfurnish — v. a. Unfurnish, strip, divest, dismantle, disgarnish …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • disfurnish — dis·furnish …   English syllables

  • disfurnish — /dɪsˈfɜnɪʃ/ (say dis fernish) verb (t) to deprive of something with which a person or thing is furnished; strip. –disfurnishment, noun …   Australian English dictionary

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  • Disfurnished — Disfurnish Dis*fur nish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disfurnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disfurnishing}.] [Pref. dis + furnish.] To deprive of that with which anything is furnished (furniture, equipments, etc.); to strip; to render destitute; to divest.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disfurnishing — Disfurnish Dis*fur nish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disfurnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disfurnishing}.] [Pref. dis + furnish.] To deprive of that with which anything is furnished (furniture, equipments, etc.); to strip; to render destitute; to divest.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Divestment — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Divestment >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 divestment divestment Sgm: N 1 taking off taking off &c. >V. GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 nudity nudity Sgm: N 2 bareness bareness &c. >Adj. Sgm …   English dictionary for students

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