Definitions of furniture

  1.   furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy they had too much furniture for the small apartment there was only one piece of furniture in the room
  2.   That with which anything is furnished or supplied supplies outfit equipment
  3.   Articles used for convenience or decoration in a house or apartment as tables chairs bedsteads sofas carpets curtains pictures vases etc
  4.   The necessary appendages to anything as to a machine a carriage a ship etc
  5.   The masts and rigging of a ship
  6.   The mountings of a gun
  7.   Builders' hardware such as locks door and window trimmings
  8.   Pieces of wood or metal of a lesser height than the type placed around the pages or other matter in a form and with the quoins serving to secure the form in its place in the chase
  9.   A mixed or compound stop in an organ sometimes called mixture
  10.   The planning of the furnishings and decorations of an architectural interior
  11.   The necessary fittings of a house a ship or a trade outfit
  12.   Movables either for use or ornament with which a house is equipped equipage decorations
  13.   Movable goods appliances
  14.   Outfit as of chairs tables etc the trappings of a horse or the like
  15.   Articles necessary or convenient for housekeeping whatever is added to the interior of a house or apartment for use or convenience equipage decorations the implements of an art the material of either wood or metal which keeps the pages bound fast together and likewise separates them so as to allow a uniform margin at the head and sides of each page when the printed sheet is folded the brasswork of locks windows knobs of doors shutters c of a house
  16.   The necessary movables of a house equipage decoration

Antonyms for furniture


Quotes of furniture

  1. I use something that is a real staple in the directing world It's called a dance floor You lay it down so that it's so smooth you can roll around and you can put furniture on top of it It's seamless and you don't see it – Debbie Allen
  2. My ideal relaxation is working on upholstry I spend hours in junk shops buying furniture I do all the upholstery work myself and it's like therapy – Pamela Anderson
  3. All the choir of heaven and furniture of earth in a word all those bodies which compose the frame of the world have not any subsistence without a mind – George Berkeley
  4. As it has been told to me my Dad had some kind of deal with Dick Clark But when we got here that fell through So we were out here with no job no furniture no food – Danny Bonaduce
  5. Marrying an old bachelor is like buying second -hand furniture – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.
  6. I used to sell furniture for a living The trouble was it was my own – Les Dawson
  7. I consider that a man's brain originally is like a little empty attic and you have to stock it with such furniture as you choose – Arthur Conan Doyle
  8. Every mind is a room packed with archaic furniture – Dee Hock
  9. I would have tested the furniture if they'd asked me – Karen Morley
  10. I've owned more sofas than I've had husbands Both sag in the end but I generally fall out of love with the furniture quicker than the men – Janet Street-Porter
  11. All managers are losers they are the most expendable pieces of furniture on the face of the Earth – Ted Williams
  12. I have been black and blue in some spot somewhere almost all my life from too intimate contacts with my own furniture – Frank Lloyd Wright
  13. And I like the idea of change Because I don't see why we should hang a painting on the wall and then just not think of it anymore because it's there like a piece of furniture – Minoru Yamasaki

Usage examples for furniture

  1. She can't miss her father as I should miss you for he is so absent minded that he really doesn't know her from the furniture – The Wide Awake Girls in Winsted by Katharine Ellis Barrett
  2. The room was all dressed in white white window curtains white bed curtains white furniture and white walls with just a few lines of pink here and there – Journeys Through Bookland V2 by Charles H. Sylvester
  3. It is quite handsome and has been for a long time the favorite wood for cabinet and furniture making – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  4. “ Somebody's furniture is packed inside that wagon – Black-Eyed Susan by Ethel Calvert Phillips
  5. Whatever she will give thee money or furniture or clothes receive it promptly and with gratitude but let thy home be thy own – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown
  6. Do you know why there's no furniture in the rooms ” – Masterman and Son by W. J. Dawson
  7. It is not from fine furniture that our true pleasure in life is to come but from a consciousness of right doing – After a Shadow, and Other Stories by T. S. Arthur
  8. There was no other furniture – My Attainment of the Pole by Frederick A. Cook
  9. When Gouron asked what was to become of his property furniture etc ” – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  10. This was her own furniture for her new home – The Amazing Interlude by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  11. The key for a moment the key my darling of this fine old piece of furniture – Springhaven A Tale of the Great War by R. D. Blackmore
  12. You will remember also the mysterious way in which that furniture vanished from the scene of your adventure – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  13. Women could own land houses and furniture and other property – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  14. “ I want that furniture very much but I know there are things money can't buy – An Alabaster Box by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman and Florence Morse Kingsley
  15. Of furniture besides Jack's chair there was only what they had found in the shack a rough home made bed and a table – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  16. I've almost forgotten what the furniture is covered with – Gypsy's Cousin Joy by Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
  17. Every piece of furniture here is of the old time type – Historic Homes by Mary H. Northend
  18. But when they come home from India for always papa and mamma are going to get a pretty house and choose all the furniture like here you know only not so pretty I daresay for a house like this would cost such a great deal of money – Rosy by Mrs. Molesworth
  19. “ I have only to tell him and he will put me among my own furniture at once – The Pretty Lady by Arnold E. Bennett
  20. All this furniture had come from Germany and must have cost a pretty penny – Good Old Anna by Marie Belloc Lowndes