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furnish

[fur-nish]
verb (used with object)
1.
to supply (a house, room, etc.) with necessary furniture, carpets, appliances, etc.
2.
to provide or supply (often followed by with ): The delay furnished me with the time I needed.
noun
3.
paper pulp and any ingredients added to it prior to its introduction into a papermaking machine.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English furnisshen < Old French furniss-, long stem of furnir to accomplish, furnish < Germanic; compare Old High German frumjan to provide

furnisher, noun
half-furnished, adjective
overfurnish, verb (used with object)
prefurnish, verb (used with object)
refurnish, verb (used with object)
self-furnished, adjective
semifurnished, adjective
underfurnish, verb (used with object)
unfurnished, adjective
well-furnished, adjective

refinish, refurbish, refurnish.


1, 2. rig, outfit, deck out. Furnish, appoint, equip all refer to providing something necessary. Furnish emphasizes the idea of providing necessary or customary services or appliances in living quarters: to furnish board; a room meagerly furnished with a bed, desk, and a wooden chair. Appoint (now found only in well-appointed ) means to furnish completely with all requisites or accessories or in an elegant style: a well-appointed house. Equip means to supply with necessary materials or apparatus for some service, action, or undertaking; it emphasizes preparation: to equip a vessel, a soldier.
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furnish (ˈfɜːnɪʃ)
 
vb
1.  to provide (a house, room, etc) with furniture, carpets, etc
2.  to equip with what is necessary; fit out
3.  to give; supply: the records furnished the information required
 
[C15: from Old French fournir, of Germanic origin; related to Old High German frummen to carry out]
 
'furnisher
 
n

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Word Origin & History

furnish
mid-15c., from M.Fr. furniss-, prp. stem of furnir "furnish, accomplish," from O.Fr., from V.L. *fornire, alteration of *fromire, from W.Gmc. *frumjan "forward movement, advancement" (cf. O.H.G. frumjan "to do, execute, provide"), from P.Gmc. *fram- "forwards" (see from). Related:
Furnished; furnishing.
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