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Synonyms for furnish
ˈfɜr nɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. supply, provide, render, furnish(verb)

    give something useful or necessary to

    "We provided the room with an electrical heater"

    Synonyms:
    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

  2. furnish(verb)

    provide or equip with furniture

    "We furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style"

    Synonyms:
    render, provide, supply

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. furnish

    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.

    Synonyms:
    bestow, cede, communicate, confer, deliver, give, grant, impart, supply

    Preposition:
    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.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. furnish

    Synonyms:
    supply, provide, equip, afford, yield, bestow, purvey, give

    Antonyms:
    withhold, withdraw, dismantle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. furnish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    provide, supply, equip, fit out, fit up

  2. furnish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    give, bestow, present, contribute, afford

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. furnish(v)

    Synonyms:
    supply, provide, contribute, bestow, purvey, cater

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "furnish":

    provide

How to pronounce furnish?

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How to use furnish in a sentence?

  1. Edgar Degas:

    The museums are here to teach the history of art and something more as well, for, if they stimulate in the weak a desire to imitate, they furnish the strong with the means of their emancipation.

  2. Gene Roddenberry:

    You, The audience, furnish it's propulsion. With a wondrous leap of imagination, you make it into a real spaceship that can take us into the far reaches of the galaxy and sometimes even to the depths of the human soul.

  3. Vladimir Lenin:

    They [capitalists] will furnish credits which will serve us for the support of the Communist Party in their countries and, by supplying us materials and technical equipment which we lack, will restore our military industry necessary for our future attacks against our suppliers. To put it in other words, they will work on the preparation of their own suicide.

  4. Schopenhauer:

    The first forty years of our life give the text, the next thirty furnish the commentary upon it, which enables us rightly to understand the true meaning and connection of the text with its moral and its beauties.

  5. Anthony Burgess:

    Americans will listen, but they do not care to read. War and Peace must wait for the leisure of retirement, which never really comes: meanwhile it helps to furnish the living room. Blockbusting fiction is bought as furniture. Unread, it maintains its value. Read, it looks like money wasted. Cunningly, Americans know that books contain a person, and they want the person, not the book.


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