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English verb: furnish

1. furnish (possession) give something useful or necessary to


SamplesWe provided the room with an electrical heater.


Synonymsprovide, render, supply


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody with something.
Somebody ----s something with something


Broader (hypernym)give


Narrower (hyponym)afford, air-condition, air-cool, alphabetize, arm, articulate, bed, berth, bewhisker, border, bottom, brattice, bush, buy in, calk, canal, canalise, canalize, capitalise, capitalize, caption, causeway, charge, cleat, cloy, coal, computerise, computerize, constitutionalize, copper-bottom, corbel, cornice, costume, crenel, crenelate, crenellate, curtain, dado, date, edge, equip, extend, feed, fire, fit, fit out, flood, fret, fuel, fuel, fund, furnish, gate, give, glass, glaze, glut, grate, hat, headline, headquarter, heat, hobnail, hydrate, index, innervate, interleave, joint, kern, key, leverage, machicolate, match, offer, offer, outfit, oversupply, partner, patch, pour, provision, pump, purvey, rafter, rail, railroad, ramp, reflectorise, reflectorize, retrofit, rim, sanitate, scant, seat, seat, shelter, signalise, signalize, skimp, slat, step, stint, stock, stock, stock, stock, stock up, subtitle, surfeit, tap, terrace, terrasse, theme, ticket, toggle, tool, top, top out, transistorise, transistorize, tube, uniform, upholster, victual, water, wharf, whisker, wive, yield

2. furnish (possession) provide or equip with furniture


SamplesWe furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply


Narrower (hyponym)refurnish









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