fur·​nished ˈfər-nisht How to pronounce furnished (audio)
: supplied with furniture
a furnished room/apartment
The hotel, which consists of nicely furnished, two story condos that have boat slips right beneath them, is Cleopatra Adderley's province.Louisa Rudeen

Examples of furnished in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At his house, Heuberger led me through a garden overgrown with lavender and brambles, and into a sparsely furnished living room, where a baby’s play mat was the only splash of color. Heidi Blake, The New Yorker, 16 Oct. 2023 In a sparsely furnished room, Carmen grunts and screams, paces and hunkers, and María calmly tends to her, bracing her against her own body when the baby finally emerges. Jessica Kiang, Variety, 6 Oct. 2023 Decorated in dusty and pastel hues with dreamy canopied beds and rustic wooden furnishings, many look into the internal courtyard and class-covered restaurant by Giovanni Passerini while a few even offer furnished balconies and terraces. Vogue, 28 Sep. 2023 Spacious accommodations, most with furnished balconies, offer stunning views, and two-bedroom suites are ideal for families. Patricia Doherty, Travel + Leisure, 11 Sep. 2023 Those come with furnished apartments and were created for travelers or businesspeople who desire a more permanent option than a hotel, Urby CEO and founder Dave Barry says. Sarah Blaskovich, Dallas News, 28 Aug. 2023 The elegant house was quickly converted into a rooming house with about a dozen furnished rooms, and in the 1940s, the five-story structure was re-faced in stately pale stone, and the original stoop was replaced with a dignified columned portico entrance on the ground level. Mark David, Robb Report, 25 Aug. 2023 Stay at the luxe White Elephant Palm Beach or, for a longer visit, consider a furnished apartment at AKA West Palm. Benjamin C Tankersley, Washington Post, 2 Aug. 2023 Gerard received help from the nonprofit Intown Cares in 2020 to get him out of the homeless encampment and into a furnished apartment. Matt Kempner, ajc, 23 June 2023 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1703, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of furnished was in 1703

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“Furnished.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furnished. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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