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furnish

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1 to provide (someone) with what is needed for a task or activity
  • The art students were furnished with brushes, crayons, pencils, and various other art supplies.
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2 to put (something) into the possession of someone for use or consumption
  • We'll gladly furnish the food for any out-of-town guests.
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furnish, equip, outfit, appoint, accoutre mean to supply one with what is needed. furnish implies the provision of any or all essentials for performing a function.
    • a sparsely furnished apartment
equip suggests the provision of something making for efficiency in action or use.
    • a fully equipped kitchen
outfit implies provision of a complete list or set of articles as for a journey, an expedition, or a special occupation.
    • outfitted the family for a ski trip
appoint implies provision of complete and usually elegant or elaborate equipment or furnishings.
    • a lavishly appointed apartment
accoutre suggests the supplying of personal dress or equipment for a special activity.
    • fully accoutred members of a polar expedition


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