Definition of furnishing in English:



usually furnishings
  • 1Furniture, fittings, and other decorative accessories such as curtains and carpets, for a house or room.

    ‘a large room filled with fine ornaments and luxurious furnishings’
    mass noun ‘the furnishing comprised three easy chairs and one oval table’
    • ‘To get rid of red wine stains on furnishings and carpets don't apply salt - use carbonated soda water instead.’
    • ‘Tactile elements, such as luxurious carpeting and quality furnishings, are a bonus.’
    • ‘The cleanliness of the carpets and furnishings should also be assessed and dust levels kept low.’
    • ‘Even with the simplest furnishings, the proper use of color can transform a room.’
    • ‘The front desk takes care of everything from laundering sheets to updating furnishings.’
    • ‘Then she turned from the trunk and made a slow perusal of the room and its furnishings.’
    • ‘Once all fittings and furnishings are chosen, she travels to the resorts to meet the furniture on arrival.’
    • ‘Room furnishings, right down to the Egyptian cotton sheets, are top notch everywhere in the hotel.’
    • ‘To break the monotony, we hopped along the road in a westerly direction to pay a visit to a large furniture and furnishings store.’
    • ‘This spare space must still be filled with furnishings, appliances, carpets and curtains.’
    • ‘In the end, the cost of the house and its furnishings totaled more than one million dollars.’
    • ‘She emphasised that they should give careful consideration to the way in which furnishings and furniture are placed in a room.’
    • ‘In the wet season the rain pours in, ruining the last of the royal carpets and furnishings.’
    • ‘The solid mahogany bar fittings and furniture and deep pile furnishings sets the tone of the club.’
    • ‘Each room had the same furnishings and amount of dirt, the only thing that changed was the color.’
    • ‘They took furnishings, china, sofas, televisions and goodness only knows what else.’
    • ‘They shined a dirty light on the only furnishings in the room, a chair and a small table.’
    • ‘It also houses an extensive array of furniture, furnishings and assorted curios.’
    • ‘You have to help me choose the styles of her gown, not to mention furnishings for her room.’
    • ‘The houses would need to be empty and if they have period furniture and furnishings that would be an extra advantage.’
    paraphernalia, equipment, stuff, things, apparatus, tackle, kit, implements, tools, utensils, material, materials, appliances, rig, outfit, regalia, appurtenances, impedimenta, miscellaneous articles, odds and ends, bits and pieces, bits and bobs, trappings, accessories, trimmings, adornments, ornamentation, furnishings, fittings, appointments
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    1. 1.1as modifier Denoting fabrics used for curtains or upholstery.