Furnished
Furnish Fur"nish (f[^u]r"n[i^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Furnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Furnishing}.] [OF. furnir, fornir, to furnish, finish, F. fournir; akin to Pr. formir, furmir, fromir, to accomplish, satisfy, fr. OHG. frumjan to further, execute, do, akin to E. frame. See {Frame}, v. t., and {-ish}.] 1. To supply with anything necessary, useful, or appropriate; to provide; to equip; to fit out, or fit up; to adorn; as, to furnish a family with provisions; to furnish one with arms for defense; to furnish a Cable; to furnish the mind with ideas; to furnish one with knowledge or principles; to furnish an expedition or enterprise, a room or a house. [1913 Webster]

That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works. --2 Tim. iii. 17, [1913 Webster]

2. To offer for use; to provide (something); to give (something); to afford; as, to furnish food to the hungry: to furnish arms for defense. [1913 Webster]

Ye are they . . . that furnish the drink offering unto that number. --Is. lxv. 11. [1913 Webster]

His writings and his life furnish abundant proofs that he was not a man of strong sense. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • furnished — adj. provided with necessary furnishings; used especially of rented apartments having furniture included in the rental price; as, a furnished apartment. Opposite of {unfurnished}. [Narrower terms: {stocked, stocked with ; {appointed}; {well… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furnished — furnished; un·furnished; …   English syllables

  • furnished — equipped, 1550s, pp. adj. from FURNISH (Cf. furnish). Of rooms, houses, etc. from 1640s …   Etymology dictionary

  • furnished — adj. ADVERB ▪ fully ▪ The apartment is fully furnished. ▪ partially, partly ▪ beautifully, comfortably, elegantly …   Collocations dictionary

  • furnished — [[t]fɜ͟ː(r)nɪʃt[/t]] 1) ADJ A furnished room or house is available to be rented together with the furniture in it. Eleanor moved into a small furnished apartment. 2) ADJ: adv ADJ When you say that a room or house is furnished in a particular way …   English dictionary

  • furnished — furnish fur‧nish [ˈfɜːnɪʆ ǁ ˈfɜːr ] verb [transitive] 1. to provide or supply something: • Each company is required to furnish details of its market position to the Bank of England at the close of business each day. • The company entered into a… …   Financial and business terms

  • furnished — fur|nished [ fɜrnıʃt ] adjective 1. ) a furnished house, apartment, or room is one that you rent with furniture already in it 2. ) with a particular type or amount of furniture: comfortably furnished in a traditional style a fully furnished… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • furnished — UK [ˈfɜː(r)nɪʃt] / US [ˈfɜrnɪʃt] adjective 1) a furnished house, flat, or room is one that you rent with furniture already in it 2) with a particular type or amount of furniture comfortably furnished in a traditional style a fully furnished… …   English dictionary

  • furnished — adjective a) equipped with whatever is needed Shabby indeed, and small and poorly furnished, and yet his, the home he had made for himself, the home he had been so happy to get back to after his days work. b) supplied with furniture …   Wiktionary

  • furnished — [ˈfɜːnɪʃt] adj a furnished house, flat, or room is one that you rent with furniture already in it Ant: unfurnished …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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