Definition of furniture
: 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
They bought some new furniture for the house.
The office furniture is wearing out.
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
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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