dis·​fur·​nish (ˌ)dis-ˈfər-nish How to pronounce disfurnish (audio)
disfurnished; disfurnishing; disfurnishes

transitive verb

: to make destitute of possessions : divest
disfurnishment noun

Word History


Middle French desfourniss-, stem of desfournir, from des- dis- + fournir to furnish

First Known Use

1531, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of disfurnish was in 1531

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“Disfurnish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disfurnish. Accessed 29 Nov. 2023.

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