Definitions for: Furnish

[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"

Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

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. 11.

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.

Synonyms: provide, render, supply

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