Meaning of FURNITURE in English


/ ˈfɜːnɪtʃə(r); NAmE ˈfɜːrn-/ noun

[ U ] objects that can be moved, such as tables, chairs and beds, that are put into a house or an office to make it suitable for living or working in :

a piece of furniture

garden / office, etc. furniture

We need to buy some new furniture.

—see also door furniture , street furniture


see part noun



early 16th cent. (denoting the action of furnishing): from French fourniture , from fournir , from Old French furnir to furnish.

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