furniture

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noun fur·ni·ture \ˈfər-ni-chər\

Definition of furniture

  1. :  equipment that is necessary, useful, or desirable: as a archaic :  the trappings of a horse b :  movable articles used in readying an area (as a room or patio) for occupancy or use

Examples of furniture in a sentence

  1. They bought some new furniture for the house.

  2. The office furniture is wearing out.

  3. a large piece of furniture

Origin and Etymology of furniture

Middle French fourniture, from fournir


First Known Use: 1542


FURNITURE Defined for English Language Learners

furniture

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noun fur·ni·ture \ˈfər-ni-chər\

Definition of furniture for English Language Learners

  • : chairs, tables, beds, etc., that are used to make a room ready for use


FURNITURE Defined for Kids

furniture

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noun fur·ni·ture \ˈfər-ni-chər\

Definition of furniture for Students

  1. :  movable articles used to furnish a room



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