Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. one who furnishes

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who supplies or fits out.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who furnishes or provides supplies of any kind; specifically, one who equips or fits up with suitable furniture and fittings: as, a house-furnisher.
  • n. In calico-printing, the cloth-covered roller or the cylinder-brush which furnishes the color to the engraved roller on the cylinder printing-machine.

Etymologies

to furnish + -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The ability to dispute a report directly with a furnisher is an important new right for consumers.

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  • The ease of it all was due partly to people like Tom Gubbins, who worked as a Chinese-casting agent and prop furnisher for numerous films in the thirties, including The Good Earth.

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  • That's the perennial challenge facing Steven H. Temares, the chief executive of home furnisher Bed, Bath & Beyond.

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  • Ian Duffy, president of Ikea's Asia-Pacific business, said the quasi-DIY home-furnisher plans to have a total of ten outlets in China within five years.

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  • Reputation, "the morrow's meal," the "breakfast only," the furnisher of the tinsel ornaments, or at most of some of the worldly agreeables, sown perhaps for future worldly enjoyment.

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  • But admitting that this picture is not overdrawn, yet the distiller and the furnisher of materials may perhaps say, that all this does not particularly concern them.

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  • The honour of being accounted a person of Marly in those times was accredited as a great distinction, for it went without saying in that case one had something to do with affairs of court, though one might only have been a "furnisher."

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  • Fins, rudder planes, and cars were also entrusted to firms which had had no previous experience of this class of work, and it is rather curious to reflect that envelopes were produced by the makers of mackintoshes and that cars and planes were constructed by a shop-window furnisher.

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