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’
    • ‘The cleanliness of the carpets and furnishings should also be assessed and dust levels kept low.’
    • ‘To break the monotony, we hopped along the road in a westerly direction to pay a visit to a large furniture and furnishings store.’
    • ‘It also houses an extensive array of furniture, furnishings and assorted curios.’
    • ‘Once all fittings and furnishings are chosen, she travels to the resorts to meet the furniture on arrival.’
    • ‘To get rid of red wine stains on furnishings and carpets don't apply salt - use carbonated soda water instead.’
    • ‘The solid mahogany bar fittings and furniture and deep pile furnishings sets the tone of the club.’
    • ‘You have to help me choose the styles of her gown, not to mention furnishings for her room.’
    • ‘This spare space must still be filled with furnishings, appliances, carpets and curtains.’
    • ‘The houses would need to be empty and if they have period furniture and furnishings that would be an extra advantage.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘They shined a dirty light on the only furnishings in the room, a chair and a small table.’
    • ‘Tactile elements, such as luxurious carpeting and quality furnishings, are a bonus.’
    • ‘They took furnishings, china, sofas, televisions and goodness only knows what else.’
    • ‘In the wet season the rain pours in, ruining the last of the royal carpets and furnishings.’
    • ‘In the end, the cost of the house and its furnishings totaled more than one million dollars.’
    • ‘Room furnishings, right down to the Egyptian cotton sheets, are top notch everywhere in the hotel.’
    • ‘Then she turned from the trunk and made a slow perusal of the room and its furnishings.’
    • ‘Each room had the same furnishings and amount of dirt, the only thing that changed was the color.’
    • ‘She emphasised that they should give careful consideration to the way in which furnishings and furniture are placed in a room.’
    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.