furniture

noun
ADJECTIVE
antique, period

an 18th-century town house, complete with period furniture

contemporary, modern
fine, quality

The wood is used for making fine furniture.

cheap, second-hand
flat-pack (esp. BrE)
rustic
ornate
elegant
handmade
designer
upholstered
broken
bedroom, dining-room, living-room, office
garden, lawn (AmE), outdoor, patio
household
leather, pine, plastic, wooden, etc.
… OF FURNITURE
item, piece
VERB + FURNITURE
arrange, move, move around, rearrange

The room would look bigger if we rearranged the furniture.

dust
design
manufacture
assemble
FURNITURE + NOUN
item, piece (both esp. AmE)
dealer, designer, maker, manufacturer, mover (AmE), restorer (esp. BrE), retailer
business, industry
shop (esp. BrE), showroom, store, warehouse
removal
design
polish
PHRASES
furniture and fittings (esp. BrE)

All the original furniture and fittings will be reinstated.


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