Definition of furniture
: equipment that is necessary, useful, or desirable: such asa archaic : the trappings of a horseb : movable articles used in readying an area (such as a room or patio) for occupancy or use
Examples of furniture in a Sentence
They bought some new furniture for the house.
The office furniture is wearing out.
a large piece of furniture
Recent Examples of furniture from the Web
A foundation of grays and greens in the carpet and furniture help set the tone for palms and pinks closer to eye level.
Fifteen of 18 manufacturing industries posted growth last month, led by minerals and furniture companies.
Having a keen spatial sense is also required for loading furniture, obviously.
Amazon’s stores are mainly showcases for gadgets, or are textbook and furniture pickup locations aimed at college students.
A Cost Plus World Market store, which sells furniture, décor and gourmet foods, in San Diego has started its liquidation sale and will close on June 24, according to the company.
Patio furniture and accessories are up to 30 percent off; grills and smokers are marked down by as much as 15 percent.
Nobel's entire west wall is gone, exposing first and second floor classrooms still full of books and furniture.
So Amazon's new attention on the furniture can be especially direct threat.
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Origin and Etymology of furniture
Middle French fourniture, from fournir
First Known Use: 1542See Words from the same year
FURNITURE Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of furniture for Students
: movable articles used to furnish a room
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