Meaning of FURNITURE in English


fur ‧ ni ‧ ture S2 W3 /ˈfɜːnɪtʃə $ ˈfɜːrnɪtʃər/ BrE AmE noun [uncountable]

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ furnishings , ↑ furniture ; verb : ↑ furnish ; adjective : ↑ furnished ≠ ↑ unfurnished ]

[ Date: 1500-1600 ; Language: French ; Origin: fourniture , from Old French furnir ; ⇨ ↑ furnish ]

large objects such as chairs, tables, beds, and cupboards:

I helped him choose the furniture for his house.

I can’t think of a single piece of furniture in my house that I bought new.

office furniture

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Furniture is an uncountable noun and has no plural form. Use a singular verb after it:

The furniture was easy to transport.

You can refer to one or more pieces/items of furniture :

Some new pieces of furniture have been added.

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.