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Definition of Furnish

Furnish

  1. To supply with anything necessary, useful, or appropriate; to provide; to equip; to fit out, or fit up; to adorn; as, to furnish a family with provisions; to furnish one with arms for defense; to furnish a Cable; to furnish the mind with ideas; to furnish one with knowledge or principles; to furnish an expedition or enterprise, a room or a house.
  2. To offer for use; to provide (something); to give (something); to afford; as, to furnish food to the hungry: to furnish arms for defense.
  3. That which is furnished as a specimen; a sample; a supply.

Furnish Quotations

Never make your home in a place. Make a home for yourself inside your own head. You'll find what you need to furnish it - memory, friends you can trust, love of learning, and other such things. That way it will go with you wherever you journey.
Tad Williams

It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.
Emmet Fox

The great end of education is to discipline rather than to furnish the mind; to train it to the use of its own powers, rather than fill it with the accumulation of others.
Tryon Edwards

So far as hypotheses are concerned, let no one expect anything certain from astronomy, which cannot furnish it, lest he accept as the truth ideas conceived for another purpose, and depart from this study a greater fool than when he entered it.
Nicolaus Copernicus

To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
Thomas Jefferson
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Furnish Translations

furnish in Afrikaans is inlewer, lewer, aflewer
furnish in Dutch is leveren, bestellen, afleveren
furnish in French is fournissent, meubler, fournissez, fournissons
furnish in Italian is fornire
furnish in Latin is do dare dedi datum, orno
furnish in Spanish is amueblar
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