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Other Furnish Definition

[v] provide or furnish with; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"; "render assistence"
[v] provide or equip with furniture; "We furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style"

Synonyms

provide, render, supply

Misc. Definitions

\Fur"nish\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Furnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Furnishing}.] [OF. furnir, fornir, to furnish, finish, F. fournir; akin to Pr. formir, furmir, fromir, to accomplish, satisfy, fr. OHG. frumjan to further, execute, do, akin to E. frame. See {Frame}, v. t., and {-ish}.]
1. To supply with anything necessary, useful, or appropriate; to provide; to equip; to fit out, or fit up; to adorn; as, to furnish a family with provisions; to furnish one with arms for defense; to furnish a Cable; to furnish the mind with ideas; to furnish one with knowledge or principles; to furnish an expedition or enterprise, a room or a house. That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works. --2 Tim. iii. 17,
2. To offer for use; to provide (something); to give (something); to afford; as, to furnish food to the hungry: to furnish arms for defense. Ye are they . . . that furnish the drink offering unto that number. --Is. lxv. 1
1. His writings and his life furnish abundant proofs that he was not a man of strong sense. --Macaulay.
\Fur"nish\, n. That which is furnished as a specimen; a sample; a supply. [Obs.] --Greene.

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