furnish out

furnish out
transitive verb
1. : to provide a supply of (what is needed) : complete

from among the impoverished citizens he furnished out masses of colonists to repair the decay of ancient cities — J.A.Froude

2. : to provide material for : supply

the assorted sins and failings which furnish out so many of the pages in … biographies — F.L.Mott

3. obsolete : to outfit especially for military action : equip

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Furnish — Fur nish (f[^u]r n[i^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Furnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Furnishing}.] [OF. furnir, fornir, to furnish, finish, F. fournir; akin to Pr. formir, furmir, fromir, to accomplish, satisfy, fr. OHG. frumjan to further, execute, do,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • furnish — [v1] decorate, supply accoutre, apparel, appoint, arm, array, clothe, endow, equip, feather a nest*, fit, fit out*, fix up*, gear, line a nest*, make habitable, outfit, provide, provision, purvey, rig, stock, store, turn out; concepts 140,177,182 …   New thesaurus

  • furnish — I verb accommodate, accouter, afford, appoint, apportion, arm, bestow, contribute, enable, endow, endue, equip, fit out, gear, give, grant, indulge, instruere, lavish, outfit, praebere, present, produce, provide, provision, purvey, rig, stock,… …   Law dictionary

  • out|fit — «OWT fiht», noun, verb, fit|ted, fit|ting. –n. 1. all the articles necessy for any undertaking or purpose: »a sailor s outfit, an outfit for a camping trip, a bride s outfit. SYNONYM(S): equipment, gear. 2. U.S …   Useful english dictionary

  • furnish — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. equip, outfit; provide, yield, supply. See preparation, provision. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To supply necessities] Syn. supply, provide, outfit, fit out, equip, stock, appoint, arm; see also provide… …   English dictionary for students

  • furnish — furnisher, n. /ferr nish/, v.t. 1. to supply (a house, room, etc.) with necessary furniture, carpets, appliances, etc. 2. to provide or supply (often fol. by with): The delay furnished me with the time I needed. n. 3. paper pulp and any… …   Universalium

  • furnish — [15] Far apart as they may now seem, furnish is closely parallel in its development with frame. Both originated as verbs based on from, in its earliest signification ‘forward movement, advancement, progress’. Frame was a purely English formation …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • furnish — [15] Far apart as they may now seem, furnish is closely parallel in its development with frame. Both originated as verbs based on from, in its earliest signification ‘forward movement, advancement, progress’. Frame was a purely English formation …   Word origins

  • furnish — v 1. supply, equip, provide, purvey, render, accommodate, Archaic. dight, Obs. appoint; gird, ready, prepare, store, stock, stock up, fill up, Chiefly Scot. plenish; outfit, fit out, fit up, fit, accouter, rig, rig up, rig out, turn out, gear;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • furnish — To supply, provide, equip, or fit out. Tibbets v Moore, 23 Cal 208; Dickinson v Gray, 10 Ky LR 292, 8 SW 876, 9 SW 291. Although it has been said that furnish is synonymous with deliver, the terms are usually not synonymous. 17 Am J2d Contr § 281 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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