supply, provide, render, furnish(verb)
give something useful or necessary to
"We provided the room with an electrical heater"
provide, put up, yield, deliver, picture, supply, append, show, hand over, add, turn in, interpret, translate, fork up, submit, fork out, give, offer, fork over, depict, generate, return, ply, bring home the bacon, try, leave, allow, render, issue, allow for, cater
provide or equip with furniture
"We furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style"
English Synonyms and Antonyms
To give is primarily to transfer to another's possession or ownership without compensation; in its secondary sense in popular use, it is to put into another's possession by any means and on any terms whatever; a buyer may say "Give me the goods, and I will give you the money;" we speak of giving answers, information, etc., and often of giving what is not agreeable to the recipient, as blows, medicine, reproof; but when there is nothing in the context to indicate the contrary, give is always understood in its primary sense; as, this book was given me. Give thus becomes, like get, a term of such general import as to be a synonym for a wide variety of words. To grant is to put into one's possession in some formal way, or by authoritative act; as, Congress grants lands to a railroad corporation. To speak of granting a favor carries a claim or concession of superiority on the part of the one by whom the grant may be made; to confer has a similar sense; as, to confer a degree or an honor; we grant a request or petition, but do not confer it. To impart is to give of that which one still, to a greater or less degree, retains; the teacher imparts instruction. To bestow is to give that of which the receiver stands in especial need; we bestow alms.
We give money to a person for a thing, for a purpose, etc. (or without proposition, give a person a sum of money); we give a thing to or into one's care or keeping; the weary fugitive gave himself up to his pursuers.
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How to use furnish in a sentence?
Think of this as buying a sofa to furnish the new house (Time Warner) they just bought.
If someone offers to furnish a sure test, ask what the test was which made the sure test sure.
The reflections on a day well spent furnish us with joys more pleasing than ten thousand triumphs.
Once we are destined to live out our lives in the prison of our mind, our duty is to furnish it well.
A new and valid idea is worth more than a regiment and fewer men can furnish the former than command the latter.
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- обзавеждам, мебелирамBulgarian
- ausrüsten, möblieren, einrichtenGerman
- suministrar, amoblar, proporcionar, amueblar, dotarSpanish
- kalustaa, sisustaa, varustaaFinnish
- fournir, livrer, meubler, garnirFrench
- ellát, bebútoroz, berendez, szolgáltatHungarian
- 備え付ける, 供給Japanese
- meubileren, bemeubelen, meubelenDutch
- møblere, innredeNorwegian
- mobiliar, fornecerPortuguese
- a mobilaRomanian
- снабди́ть, мебли́ровать, предоставля́ть, снабжа́ть, предоста́витьRussian
- tillhandahålla, inreda, förse, möbleraSwedish
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