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English noun: garnish

1. garnish (food) something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration


Broader (hypernym)decoration, ornament, ornamentation


Narrower (hyponym)topping

2. garnish (artifact) any decoration added as a trimming or adornment


Broader (hypernym)decoration, ornament, ornamentation


English verb: garnish

1. garnish (possession) take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support


SamplesHis employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt.


Synonymsgarnishee


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)attach, confiscate, impound, seize, sequester

2. garnish (creation) decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods


ExamplesThe chefs garnish the vegetables


Synonymsdress, trim


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament


Verb groupdress, dress, dress out









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