furnish out

transitive verb

Definition of furnish out

1 : to provide a supply of (what is needed) : complete from among the impoverished citizens he furnished out masses of colonists to repair the decay of ancient cities— J. A. Froude
2 : to provide material for : supply the assorted sins and failings which furnish out so many of the pages in … biographies— F. L. Mott
3 obsolete : to outfit especially for military action : equip

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“Furnish out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furnish%20out. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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