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furniture meaning

EN[ˈfɜːnɪtʃə] [ˈfɝnɪtʃɚ]
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WFurniture
  • Furniture is the mass noun for the movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating (e.g., chairs, stools and sofas) and sleeping (e.g., beds).
  • Archeological research shows that Neolithic people used stone to build cupboards, dressers, beds, shelves and seats. Ancient furniture from the 8th-century BC includes tables and serving stands.
  • ^ Gray, Channing. "Haute and cool: Fine Furnishings show branches out in 10th year with a bigger spread of classic and cutting-edge pieces". The Providence Journal.
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    Definition of furniture in English Dictionary

  • NounPLfurnituresSUF-ure
    1. (now usually uncountable) Large movable item(s), usually in a room, which enhance(s) the room's characteristics, functionally or decoratively.
      1. The woman does not even have one stick of furniture moved in yet. ‎
      2. How much furniture did they leave behind? ‎
      3. A chair is furniture. Sofas are also furniture. ‎
    2. The harness, trappings etc. of a horse, hawk, or other animal.
      1. Fittings, such as handles, of a door, coffin, or other wooden item.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Since the house was underinsured, we couldn't afford to replace most of the furniture after the fire.
          • Similarly, the biotech giant Cargill has begun manufacturing a polymer from vegetable oils that is used in polyurethane foams, which is found in beddings, furniture and car-seat headrests.
          • Wooden garden furniture must be well oiled as it is continuously exposed to weather.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
            • Singularia tantum
              • Uncountable nouns
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          Source: Wiktionary
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          Grammatically, this word "furniture" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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