furnishing

noun
fur·​nish·​ing | \ ˈfər-ni-shiŋ How to pronounce furnishing (audio) \

Definition of furnishing

1 : an article or accessory of dress usually used in plural
2 : an object that tends to increase comfort or utility especially : an article of furniture for the interior of a building usually used in plural

Examples of furnishing in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sophisticated versions of the versatile furnishing are now showing up in living rooms, bedrooms, and even outdoor living areas. Julianne Hilmes Bartlett, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 July 2022 Portland design reporter Damon Johnstun will cover the 60th edition of Salone del Mobile, the prestigious furnishing and design show, June 7-12 at Fiera Milano Rho in Milan, Italy. oregonlive, 4 June 2022 The funds helped pay for the construction and furnishing of a four-bedroom, three-bathroom home that will provide housing to families and children from the Sedona area and the Sedona-Oak Creek Unified School District. Roxanne De La Rosa, The Arizona Republic, 8 July 2022 Portland design reporter Damon Johnstun will cover the 60th edition of Salone del Mobile, the prestigious furnishing and design show, June 7-12 at Fiera Milano Rho in Milan, Italy. oregonlive, 4 June 2022 The company’s product category includes apparel and accessories, beauty and household essentials, food and beverage, hardlines and home furnishing and decor. Charles Rotblut, Forbes, 6 June 2022 Portland design reporter Damon Johnstun will cover the 60th edition of Salone del Mobile, the prestigious furnishing and design show, June 7-12 at Fiera Milano Rho in Milan, Italy. oregonlive, 4 June 2022 Portland design reporter Damon Johnstun will cover the 60th edition of Salone del Mobile, the prestigious furnishing and design show, June 7-12 at Fiera Milano Rho in Milan, Italy. Damon Johnstun, oregonlive, 26 May 2022 Portland design reporter Damon Johnstun will cover the 60th edition of Salone del Mobile, the prestigious furnishing and design show, June 7-12 at Fiera Milano Rho in Milan. oregonlive, 10 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of furnishing

1594, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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5 Aug 2022

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“Furnishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/furnishing. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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