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Meaning of FURNITURE

Pronunciation:  'furnuchur

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy; "they had too much furniture for the small apartment"; "there was only one piece of furniture in the room"

FURNITURE is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: article of furniture, piece of furniture
 See Also: baby bed, baby's bed, bed, bedframe, bedroom furniture, bedstead, bookcase, buffet, bureau, cabinet, chest, chest of drawers, closet, counter, diningroom furniture, dresser, etagere, fitment, furnishings, hallstand, lamp, lawn furniture, nest, office furniture, press, seat, Sheraton, sideboard, sleeper, table, wall unit, wardrobe, wash-hand stand, washstand



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fur"ni*ture\, n. [F. fourniture. See {Furnish}, v.
1. That with which anything is furnished or supplied;
   supplies; outfit; equipment.

         The form and all the furniture of the earth.

         The thoughts which make the furniture of their
         minds.                                --M. Arnold.

2. Articles used for convenience or decoration in a house or
   apartment, as tables, chairs, bedsteads, sofas, carpets,
   curtains, pictures, vases, etc.

3. The necessary appendages to anything, as to a machine, a
   carriage, a ship, etc.
   (a) (Naut.) The masts and rigging of a ship.
   (b) (Mil.) The mountings of a gun.
   (c) Builders' hardware such as locks, door and window
   (d) (Print) Pieces of wood or metal of a lesser height
       than the type, placed around the pages or other matter
       in a form, and, with the quoins, serving to secure the
       form in its place in the chase.

4. (Mus.) A mixed or compound stop in an organ; -- sometimes
   called mixture.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing furniture in your dream, represents how you feel about yourself and your family. It refers to your relationships with others and how they fit into your life. Dreaming that you are moving furniture indicates that you are going out of your way to please others. Also, you may be changing your ways and trying to reevaluate your relationships/attitudes. Seeing old or worn furniture in your dream, symbolizes outdated attitudes, former relationships, and/or old ways of thinking.
Thesaurus Terms
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