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Synonyms for garnish
ˈgɑr nɪʃ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. garnish(noun)

    something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration

  2. garnish(verb)

    any decoration added as a trimming or adornment

  3. garnishee, garnish(verb)

    take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support

    "His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt"

    Synonyms:
    dress, garnishee, trim

  4. trim, garnish, dress(verb)

    decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods

    Synonyms:
    line up, decorate, pare, dress, crop, clip, preen, apparel, shave, trim down, primp, prune, garment, cut, trim back, trim, dress out, arrange, garb, cut down, raiment, coiffe, reduce, groom, coiffure, do, get dressed, garnishee, plume, coif, curry, fit out, habilitate, dress up, bring down, clothe, tog, cut back, enclothe, set, snip, lop

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. garnish

    To embellish is to brighten and enliven by adding something that is not necessarily or very closely connected with that to which it is added; to illustrate is to add something so far like in kind as to cast a side-light upon the principal matter. An author embellishes his narrative with fine descriptions, the artist illustrates it with beautiful engravings, the binder gilds and decorates the volume. Garnish is on a lower plane; as, the feast was garnished with flowers. Deck and bedeck are commonly said of apparel; as, a mother bedecks her daughter with silk and jewels. To adorn and to ornament alike signify to add that which makes anything beautiful and attractive, but ornament is more exclusively on the material plane; as, the gateway was ornamented with delicate carving. Adorn is more lofty and spiritual, referring to a beauty which is not material, and can not be put on by ornaments or decorations, but seems in perfect harmony and unity with that to which it adds a grace; if we say, the gateway was adorned with beautiful carving, we imply a unity and loftiness of design such as ornamented can not express. We say of some admirable scholar or statesman, "he touched nothing that he did not adorn."

    At church, with meek and unaffected grace,
    His looks adorned the venerable place.

    Goldsmith Deserted Village, l. 178.

    Synonyms:
    adorn, beautify, bedeck, deck, decorate, embellish, gild, illustrate, ornament

    Antonyms:
    deface, deform, disfigure, mar, spoil

    Preposition:
    Adorn his temples with a coronet.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. garnish

    Synonyms:
    deck, furnish, adorn, dress, furbish, beautify, embellish, decorate, ornament

    Antonyms:
    denude, strip, dismantle

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. garnish(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    adorn, decorate, embellish, deck, beautify, grace

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. garnish(v)

    Synonyms:
    embellish, beautify, decorate, trim, adorn

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    trim, lining, populate, decoration, clothe, finisher

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How to use garnish in a sentence?

  1. Marc Forgione:

    We were definitely the only Westerners at Fu Kee -- it was not a tourist place by any means, the little garnish that they give you, it's almost like a scallion and ginger salad.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    Free from gross passion or of mirth or anger constant in spirit, not swerving with the blood, garnish'd and deck'd in modest compliment, not working with the eye without the ear, and but in purged judgement trusting neither Such and so finely bolted didst thou seem.


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