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furnish meaning

EN[ˈfɝnɪʃ] [ˈfɜːnɪʃ]
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    Definition of furnish in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfurnishesSUF-ish
    1. Material used to create an engineered product.
    2. VerbSGfurnishesPRfurnishingPT, PPfurnished
      1. VT To provide a place with furniture, or other equipment.
        1. The Celebrity, by arts unknown, induced Mrs. Judge Short and two other ladies to call at Mohair on an afternoon when Mr. Cooke was trying a trotter on the track. The three returned wondering and charmed with Mrs. Cooke; they were sure she had had no hand in the furnishing of that atrocious house.
      2. VT (figuratively) To supply or give.
        1. to furnish a family with provisions;  to furnish the mind with ideas ‎
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • How he has escaped marriage until now I cannot tell: the number of caps set in his direction would furnish a warehouse. — Patrick O'Brian, "HMS Surprise".
        • If that be all, then cheare thy drooping lookes, For I will furnish thee with such supplies: Let some of those thy followers goe with me, And they shall haue what thing so ere thou needst.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Countable nouns
        • Verbs
          • Transitive verbs
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        Meaning of furnish for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "furnish" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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