furnish


furnish

verb

Definition 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
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>
Antonyms hold (back), keep (back), reserve, retain, withhold

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