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Definitions of Furnishing

  1. of Furnish
  2. Supplying furniture, & c.
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Quotes of Furnishing

  1. In the matter of furnishing I find a certain absence of ugliness far worse than ugliness. – Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
  2. It is a remarkably beautiful piece of home furnishing the Oscar. I used to keep it up in front of a mirror so that it looked like two. – Mercedes McCambridge
  3. I think experience has shown that privateers have done more toward distressing the trade of our enemies, and furnishing these States with necessaries, than Continental Ships of the same force. – William Whipple

Usage examples for Furnishing

  1. Until the first of the month there had been a small men's furnishing store next door to me. – Dawson Black: Retail Merchant by Harold Whitehead
  2. The old South American, too, it was said, was very lavish of his money, purchasing many costly ornaments, and furnishing entirely the chamber of the bride. – Dora Deane by Mary J. Holmes
  3. We must fully agree with Schnurrer, who remarks: " This, surely, is something new, uncommon, unheard of;" but not every thing new is, for that reason, suitable for furnishing an effectual motive for conversion. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  4. An exclusively man's room demands somewhat different treatment, though the general principles of furnishing apply to all bedrooms. – The Complete Home by Various
  5. Why, but he hasn't really got anything to do with it, has he, beyond furnishing the money? – A Hazard of New Fortunes by William Dean Howells
  6. No time, therefore, was lost in shipping a fresh cargo, and in furnishing us with such supplies as might be required. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. Only by forgetting in this single instance the point of time at which we have arrived, and furnishing me with a pass which shall enable me to sail for Europe, as I acknowledge I ought to have done long ago. – The Hour and the Man An Historical Romance by Harriet Martineau
  8. Something was gained, no doubt, by Congress furnishing the money. – The War of Independence by John Fiske
  9. Leah was better at furnishing a house than at drawing and music- making; it was an occupation she revelled in. – The Martian by George Du Maurier
  10. It also enables the man engine and animal engine, and world engine to work by furnishing them all with the electric energy and working power of the universe, that they may do their part in the ever living forces of cosmic life. – The Universe a Vast Electric Organism by George Woodward Warder
  11. Many of the guests were of the noblest families of France, young officers who had come to Quebec, where it was reported promotion was rapid and sure, or where younger sons, with the aid of such powerful men as Bigot and Cadet, could make fortunes out of the customs or in the furnishing of supplies to the government. – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  12. Mrs. Gurney insisted upon furnishing the trouseau, and there was a small but select company at the wedding. – From Wealth to Poverty by Austin Potter
  13. A rough platform had been erected at one end of the place and this, with the deal table and lamp and one or two chairs, was all that went to the furnishing of his assembly- room. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  14. This is a June cod ground, usually furnishing good haddocking, also, from November to January, inclusive. – Fishing Grounds of the Gulf of Maine by Walter H. Rich
  15. And by way of furnishing a description he sent a printed card, which I read. – England and Germany by Emile Joseph Dillon
  16. We very soon formed a co- partnership, he furnishing one thousand dollars and I five hundred. – Twenty Years of Hus'ling by J. P. Johnston
  17. If the sale is unconditional, the purchaser is liable for supplies though he may never have taken possession of the vessel, and neither the master nor the merchant furnishing the supplies knew of the sale. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  18. In furnishing this amount, it will evidently, in one way or another, see to it that the money is not wasted, and, consequently, will also keep an eye on the two- thirds given by the peasant Communes. – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy
  19. It was employed in making continual ascents, and furnishing daily reports to General M'Clellan, and it was supposed that by constant observation the aeronaut could, at a glance, assure himself that no change had taken place in the occupation of the country. – The Dominion of the Air by J. M. Bacon
  20. The fisheries of Norway are among the most important in the world, yielding the nation more than seven million dollars a year, and furnishing employment to eighty thousand men. – Norwegian Life by Ethlyn T. Clough