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My directors of photography light my films, but the colours of the sets, furnishings, clothes, hairstyles - that's me. Everything that's in front of the camera, I bring you.
Pedro Almodovar

Meaning of "furnishings" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF FURNISHINGS

furnishings  [ˈfɜːnɪʃɪŋz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FURNISHINGS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Furnishings is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FURNISHINGS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

furnishings

Decorative arts

The decorative arts are arts or crafts concerned with the design and manufacture of beautiful objects that are also functional. It includes interior design, but not usually architecture. The decorative arts are often categorized in opposition to the "fine arts", namely, painting, drawing, photography, and large-scale sculpture, which generally have no function other than to be seen.

Definition of furnishings in the English dictionary

The definition of furnishings in the dictionary is furniture and accessories, including carpets and curtains, with which a room, house, etc, is furnished. Other definition of furnishings is articles of dress and accessories.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FURNISHINGS


crunchings
ˈkrʌntʃɪŋz
crutchings
ˈkrʌtʃɪŋz
earnings
ˈɜːnɪŋz
feelings
ˈfiːlɪŋZ
findings
ˈfaɪndɪŋz
fleshings
ˈflɛʃɪŋz
fletchings
ˈflɛtʃɪŋz
Kings
kɪŋz
leggings
ˈlɛɡɪŋz
plenishings
ˈplenɪʃɪŋz
proceedings
prəˈsiːdɪŋz
rankings
ˈræŋkɪŋz
ratings
ˈreɪtɪŋz
savings
ˈseɪvɪŋz
Springs
sprɪŋz
strings
strɪŋz
teachings
ˈtiːtʃɪŋz
things
θɪŋz
wings
ˈwɪŋz
Writings
ˈraɪtɪŋz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FURNISHINGS

furmity
furnace
furnace room
furnace-like
Furness
furniment
furnish
furnished
furnisher
furnishing fabrics
furnishment
furniture
furniture beetle
furniture depot
furniture mover
furniture polish
furniture remover
furniture shop
furniture store
furniture van

WORDS THAT END LIKE FURNISHINGS

bearings
beginnings
bright young things
Colorado Springs
Cummings
evenings
filings
Hastings
housings
in the wings
mornings
pork scratchings
soft furnishings
surroundings
sweet nothings
tea-things
to be seeing things
underthings
with all the trimmings
workings

Synonyms and antonyms of furnishings in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «furnishings» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FURNISHINGS

Find out the translation of furnishings to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of furnishings from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «furnishings» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

室内陈设
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

mobiliario
570 millions of speakers

English

furnishings
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सामान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المفروشات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

мебель
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

mobília
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আসবাব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ameublement
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Perabot
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Einrichtung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

調度品
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

세간
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Perabotan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngoại thất
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அலங்காரங்களுக்கு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फर्निचर व इतर सामानसुमान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

mobilya
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

arredamento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

umeblowanie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

меблі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mobilier
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έπιπλα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

meubels
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

inredning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

møbler
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of furnishings

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FURNISHINGS»

The term «furnishings» is very widely used and occupies the 11.527 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FURNISHINGS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about furnishings

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2 QUOTES WITH «FURNISHINGS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word furnishings.
1
Pedro Almodovar
My directors of photography light my films, but the colours of the sets, furnishings, clothes, hairstyles - that's me. Everything that's in front of the camera, I bring you.
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John McDonald
Your mind, which is yourself, can be likened to a house. The first necessary move then, is to rid that house of all but furnishings essential to success.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FURNISHINGS»

Discover the use of furnishings in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to furnishings and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Soft Furnishings
The techniques are clearly explained and illustrated with step-by-step photographs making this book accessible to those new to sewing as well as more experienced stitchers.
Chris Jefferys, 2006
2
Site Furnishings: A Complete Guide to the Planning, ...
Site Furnishings comprehensively examines how to elevate the design of site furnishings to achieve programming goals.
Bill Main, Gail Greet Hannah, 2010
3
Furnishings
Furnishings, whether simple or ornate, practical or ornamental will add interest and charm to your garden all year long.
Mark Cullen, 1996
4
Complete Book of Soft Furnishings
Here is everything you need to create beautiful soft furnishings for your home. From curtains and blinds to cushions, covers, and linens, designer Jane Churchill presents ideas and projects to suit every taste and style.
Hilary More, Jane Churchill, Helen Barnett, 2004
5
Know your home furnishings
Filled with illustrations, this text presents up-to-date information that interior designers, merchandisers, product developers, retailers, and consumers need to better understand the types of consumer goods for the home and the raw ...
Virginia Hencken Elsasser, 2004
6
Cushions and Covers: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creative Soft ...
Suitable for soft furnishers of all levels of skill, this invaluable book combines practical tricks of the trade and advice on home decorating with a host of stunning design ideas to give your home more character and style.
Gina Moore, 2004
7
Simple Soft Furnishings: 50 Stylish Sewing Projects to ...
This illustrated step-by-step guide to decorating homes with soft furnishings and fabric focuses on ideas that can be made within a weekend.
Katrin Cargill, 2004
8
Soft Furnishings: 1830-1930
This book provides an extensive resource for anyone needing accurate information on the history of interior decorating, the furnishing of period rooms, the restoration of houses or the craft of needlework.
Elizabeth Wright, James Broadbent, 1995
9
Scandinavian modern furnishings, 1930-1970: designed for life
Designers, manufacturers, and distributors are documented, while detailed captions with current prices, a large bibliography, and an index make this book a valuable reference and a must for all collectors, dealers, and researchers of ...
Michael Ellison, Leslie A. Piña, 2002
10
Soft Furnishings
Soft furnishings such as curtains, blinds, cushions, loose covers, bedding, and tablecloths can transform the look of a room just as much as major pieces of furniture, at a fraction of the cost.
Heather Luke, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FURNISHINGS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term furnishings is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Exceptional Quality Window Furnishings offered at Super Blinds Mart
Super Blinds Mart offers an exceptional variety of high quality blinds and window furnishings in the comforts of the home through their secure ... «Digital Journal, Jul 15»
2
Home Furnishings Group Slates Furniture Safety Meeting
HIGH POINT, NC – The American Home Furnishings Alliance (AHFA) will hold a furniture safety meeting in August to discuss technical issues ... «woodworkingnetwork.com, Jul 15»
3
Equipment and furnishings from demolition-set Hartlepool school …
Barnard Grove Primary School in Hartlepool is donating its old furniture to the Footprints Academy in Kenya. 13:42 Tuesday 07 July 2015. 0. Have your say ... «Hartlepool Mail, Jul 15»
4
Greene Co. Furnishings Featured At Colonial Williamsburg Museum
A painted blanket chest dating to the years before the Civil War is among Greene County items on display at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts ... «Greeneville Sun, Jul 15»
5
Cox Quality Home Furnishings
Cox Quality Home Furnishings is located at 128 Country Club Drive on the right just across the bridge in Oak Island and can be reached by ... «Island Gazette, Jul 15»
6
Dazzle Your Garden with Sparkling Furnishings by Fernando …
After months of testing materials—and two weeks of fulling soaking them under water—Mastrangelo released a new collection of furnishings ... «Architectural Digest, Jul 15»
7
Home at Last offers gently-used home furnishings and decor in …
Lori Villafane came to run her gently-used home furnishings store Home at Last on 650 Sudderth Drive, next to Taco Bell, by accident. «Ruidoso News, Jul 15»
8
Orders for home furnishings up in April
Orders for home furnishings totaled just under $2.1 billion in April, up 3 percent compared with a year ago, according to a report released ... «Winston-Salem Journal, Jul 15»
9
Nutley woman receives furnishings
Thomasville Home Furnishings of New Jersey opened its first store in Woodbridge on Aug. 31, 2002. Thomasville also operates stores in ... «NorthJersey.com, Jul 15»
10
Utzurrum: World-class finishes and furnishings
IT was way back in 1921 when Luca Alessi's great, great, great grandfather, Giovanni Alessi, tinkered away in a workshop processing mostly ... «Sun.Star, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Furnishings [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/furnishings>. Jul 2020 ».
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