furniture

noun fur·ni·ture \ ˈfər-ni-chər \

Definition of furniture

:equipment that is necessary, useful, or desirable: such as
a archaic :the trappings of a horse
b :movable articles used in readying an area (such 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

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Origin and Etymology of furniture

Middle French fourniture, from fournir


FURNITURE Defined for English Language Learners

furniture

noun

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

noun fur·ni·ture \ ˈfər-ni-chər \

Definition of furniture for Students

:movable articles used to furnish a room


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