Definition of furnish verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    furnish

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈfərnɪʃ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they furnish
     
    he / she / it furnishes
     
    past simple furnished
     
    -ing form furnishing
     
     
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  1. 1furnish something to put furniture in a house, room, etc. The room was furnished with antiques. Topic CollocationsDecorating and Home Improvementhouses refurbish/renovate a building/a house convert a building/house/room into homes/offices/ apartments/condominiums/condos extend/enlarge a house/building/room/kitchen build an addition (on/to something)/a sunroom/a deck knock down/demolish a house/home/building/wall knock out/down the wall separating two roomsdecorating furnish/paint/repaint a home/house/apartment/room be decorated in bright colors/in a traditional style/with flowers/with paintings paint/plaster the walls/ceiling hang/put up/strip off/remove (the) wallpaper install/replace/remove the bathroom fixtures build/put up shelves lay wooden flooring/timber decking/floor tiles/a carpet/a patio floor put up/hang/take down a picture/painting/poster/curtainhome improvement do carpentry/the plumbing/the wiring (yourself) make home improvements add/install central heating/underfloor heating/insulation install double-glazing/a smoke alarm insulate your house/your home/the walls/the pipes/the tanks/the attic fix/repair a roof/a leak/a pipe/the plumbing/a leaking faucet block/clog (up)/unblock/unclog a pipe/sink/drain make/drill/fill a hole hammer (in)/pull out/remove a nail tighten/loosen/remove a screw saw/cut/treat/stain/varnish/paint wood
  2. 2furnish somebody/something with something furnish something (formal) to supply or provide someone or something with something; to supply something to someone She furnished him with the facts surrounding the case. Foreign investors furnished most of the capital for the project.
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