Synonyms and Antonyms of furnish
1 to provide (someone) with what is needed for a task or activity <the art students were furnished with brushes, crayons, pencils, and various other art supplies> Synonyms accoutre (or accouter), equip, fit (out), gird, kit (up or out) [chiefly British], outfit, provision, rig, supply Related Words stock, store; bestow, contribute, donate, give, present; apportion, deal (out), dispense, distribute, dole out, hand out, mete (out), parcel (out), portion, prorate; allocate, allot, assign; arm, fortify, prepare; reequip, refit, refurnish, reoutfit Near Antonyms deprive, dispossess, divest, strip
2 to put (something) into the possession of someone for use or consumption <we'll gladly furnish the food for any out-of-town guests> Synonyms deliver, feed, give, hand, hand over, provide, supply Related Words ply (with); administer, allocate, apportion, deal (out), dispense, distribute, dole out, mete (out), parcel (out), portion, prorate; assign, cede, deed, make over, transfer Near Antonyms conserve, keep up, maintain, preserve, save Antonyms hold (back), keep (back), reserve, retain, withhold
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