disfurnish

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

Definition of disfurnish

transitive verb

: to make destitute of possessions : divest

Other Words from disfurnish

disfurnishment \ (ˌ)dis-​ˈfər-​nish-​mənt How to pronounce disfurnish (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of disfurnish

1531, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for disfurnish

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

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“Disfurnish.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/disfurnish. Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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