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The courts cannot garnish a father's salary, nor freeze his account, nor seize his property on behalf of his children, in our society. Apparently this is because a kid is not a car or a couch or a boat.
June Jordan

Meaning of "garnish" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD GARNISH

From Old French garnir to adorn, equip, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German warnōn to pay heed.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF GARNISH

garnish  [ˈɡɑːnɪʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GARNISH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Garnish is a verb and can also act as 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.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb garnish in English.

WHAT DOES GARNISH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of garnish in the English dictionary

The first definition of garnish in the dictionary is to decorate; trim. Other definition of garnish is to add something to in order to improve its appearance or flavour. Garnish is also to serve with notice of proceedings; warn.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO GARNISH

PRESENT

Present
I garnish
you garnish
he/she/it garnishes
we garnish
you garnish
they garnish
Present continuous
I am garnishing
you are garnishing
he/she/it is garnishing
we are garnishing
you are garnishing
they are garnishing
Present perfect
I have garnished
you have garnished
he/she/it has garnished
we have garnished
you have garnished
they have garnished
Present perfect continuous
I have been garnishing
you have been garnishing
he/she/it has been garnishing
we have been garnishing
you have been garnishing
they have been garnishing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I garnished
you garnished
he/she/it garnished
we garnished
you garnished
they garnished
Past continuous
I was garnishing
you were garnishing
he/she/it was garnishing
we were garnishing
you were garnishing
they were garnishing
Past perfect
I had garnished
you had garnished
he/she/it had garnished
we had garnished
you had garnished
they had garnished
Past perfect continuous
I had been garnishing
you had been garnishing
he/she/it had been garnishing
we had been garnishing
you had been garnishing
they had been garnishing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will garnish
you will garnish
he/she/it will garnish
we will garnish
you will garnish
they will garnish
Future continuous
I will be garnishing
you will be garnishing
he/she/it will be garnishing
we will be garnishing
you will be garnishing
they will be garnishing
Future perfect
I will have garnished
you will have garnished
he/she/it will have garnished
we will have garnished
you will have garnished
they will have garnished
Future perfect continuous
I will have been garnishing
you will have been garnishing
he/she/it will have been garnishing
we will have been garnishing
you will have been garnishing
they will have been garnishing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would garnish
you would garnish
he/she/it would garnish
we would garnish
you would garnish
they would garnish
Conditional continuous
I would be garnishing
you would be garnishing
he/she/it would be garnishing
we would be garnishing
you would be garnishing
they would be garnishing
Conditional perfect
I would have garnish
you would have garnish
he/she/it would have garnish
we would have garnish
you would have garnish
they would have garnish
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been garnishing
you would have been garnishing
he/she/it would have been garnishing
we would have been garnishing
you would have been garnishing
they would have been garnishing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you garnish
we let´s garnish
you garnish
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to garnish
Past participle
garnished
Present Participle
garnishing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GARNISH


antitarnish
ˌæntɪˈtɑːnɪʃ
buffoonish
bʌˈfuːnɪʃ
burnish
ˈbɜːnɪʃ
cartoonish
ˌkɑːˈtuːnɪʃ
corniche
ˈkɔːnɪʃ
Cornish
ˈkɔːnɪʃ
degarnish
diːˈɡɑːnɪʃ
disfurnish
dɪsˈfɜːnɪʃ
disgarnish
dɪsˈɡɑːnɪʃ
furnish
ˈfɜːnɪʃ
greenish
ˈɡriːnɪʃ
hornish
ˈhɔːnɪʃ
moonish
ˈmuːnɪʃ
refurnish
ˌriːˈfɜːnɪʃ
revarnish
riːˈvɑːnɪʃ
soonish
ˈsuːnɪʃ
spleenish
ˈspliːnɪʃ
tarnish
ˈtɑːnɪʃ
unfurnish
ʌnˈfɜːnɪʃ
varnish
ˈvɑːnɪʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GARNISH

garmentless
garmenture
garner
garnet
garnet paper
garnet-like
garnetiferous
Garnett
garni
garnierite
garnishee
garnisheement
garnisher
garnishing
garnishment
garnishor
garnishry
garniture
Garonne
garotte

WORDS THAT END LIKE GARNISH

bairnish
banish
brownish
cellulose varnish
Danish
diminish
finish
Finnish
kernish
nail varnish
natural varnish
oil varnish
punish
replenish
shellac varnish
Spanish
spirit varnish
the Cornish
the Spanish
vanish

Synonyms and antonyms of garnish in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «GARNISH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «garnish» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of garnish

Translation of «garnish» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GARNISH

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

Translator English - Chinese

装饰菜
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

guarnición
570 millions of speakers

English

garnish
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गार्निश
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مقبلات
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

гарнир
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

guarnição
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আভরণ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

décoration
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menghias
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Garnierung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

付け合せ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고명
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Garnish
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trang trí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அழகுபடுத்த
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अलंकार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

garnitür
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

guarnizione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

przybranie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

гарнір
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

garnitură
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

γαρνιτούρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

garneer
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

garnering
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

garnityr
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of garnish

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GARNISH»

The term «garnish» is quite widely used and occupies the 29.377 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GARNISH» OVER TIME

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

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «GARNISH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word garnish.
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June Jordan
The courts cannot garnish a father's salary, nor freeze his account, nor seize his property on behalf of his children, in our society. Apparently this is because a kid is not a car or a couch or a boat.
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Marilyn vos Savant
Know how to garnish food so that it is more appealing to the eye and even more flavorful than before.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GARNISH»

Discover the use of garnish in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to garnish and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Garnishing
What does garnish mean? Actually a garnish can be any edible accent added to a dish. It need not be laid around the dish but may also go onto the food itself. A garnish can be a simple as a sprinkling of paprika or a carrot twist. Garnishes can  ...
Francis Talyn Lynch, 1987
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Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art
Arrange the slices in a row on a bed of finely shred-cut daikon and garnish with a decorative leaf or vegetable curl. You may also "garnish" with ice cubes! Serve with a tangy, full-bodied KARASHI-SU-MISO SAUCE made with mustard, vinegar , ...
Shizuo Tsuji, 2006
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Paint & Body Handbook
Removing the headliner starts with the removal of the garnish moldings that cover the edges of the headliner. Garnish Molding— Although we've already referred to garnish moldings, here's a definition of the term. When a Thanksgiving turkey ...
Don Taylor, Larry Hofer, 1994
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Textbook Of Food & Bevrge Mgmt
Some Consommes get their name by the type of garnish used, e.g, Consomme" Celestine, Consomme" Madrilene etc. Garnish is added just before serving so that they do not cloud the soup. A table spoon of garnish is adequate. Garnish ...
Andrews, 2008
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Place Names of Atlantic Canada
How the name came to be applied to this cove is uncertain; however, it may be a French or Basque designation. Garnish; Garnish River; Garnish Tolt; Great Garnish Barrasway (Eastern) The fishing settlement is northwest of MARYSTOWN.
William Baillie Hamilton, 1996
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Ruhlman's Twenty: 20 Techniques, 200 Recipes, A Cook's Manifesto
Leafy vegetables—spinach, escarole, sorrel—make a great garnish, adding flavor, nourishment, and color. Onion is considered an aromatic rather than a garnish, unless it's featured in some version of onion soup. MEAT GARNISH: Meat, in all ...
Michael Ruhlman, 2011
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Food Stylist's Handbook
Garnish/Background: Fresh herb garnish, glasses wine in background. Context: Single serving on dinner plate, second plate out of focus behind. Instructions: Prepare day of shoot, client bringing sauce. Shot 2: Slice of 2-layer birthday cake  ...
Denise Vivaldo, 2010
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Collector's Originality Guide Ford Model A
The door garnish molding is finished in Moulding Gray. The hardware is bright nickel plated. The window draft deflectors are accessories. Left: Here's a close-up view of the driver's side cowl. their daily work. The Business Coupe appears ...
Jim Schild
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Cocktails: Over 2250 Cocktails
□□□□□HBHMHi • • • • PIERRE COLLINS 8- Glass: Collins Garnish: Orange slice & cherry on stick (sail) Method: SHAKE first three ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with soda, lightly stir and serve with straws. 2 shot( s) ...
Simon Difford, 2007
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Edible Medicinal And Non-Medicinal Plants: Volume 7, Flowers
eaten raw, used as garnish on salads Fern (1992–2003) Allium on raw, salads Fern (1992–2003) Allium oschaninii O. Fedtsch. French Gray Shallot Flowers eaten raw, used as garnish on salads Fern (1992–2003) Allium paradoxum (M. Bieb.) ...
T. K. Lim, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GARNISH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term garnish is used in the context of the following news items.
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Feds want to garnish PSU wages of eco-saboteur - KOIN.com
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The U.S. government has filed papers to garnish the wages of a Portland State University official, to make him pay ... «KOIN.com, Jul 15»
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VOCM.COM|Investigation Into Armed Robbery In Garnish Continues …
Burin Peninsula RCMP are investigating an Armed Robbery that occurred at a gas station in Garnish. Late Saturday evening, the male suspect ... «VOCM, Jul 15»
3
Littleneck Clam Stew with Lemon and Tarragon | NBC Connecticut
Reserve four clams in their shell for garnish and remove the clam meat from the others for the stew. Place the resulting broth in the pot in a tall, ... «NBC Connecticut, Jul 15»
4
Patricia Chuey: Make it a berry fruity summer - The Province
Rosemary sprigs for garnish, optional. Heat oil in saucepan on medium, add shallot and cook for 3 minutes. Add peppercorns and sugar and ... «The Province, Jul 15»
5
Summer cocktails: easy as punch - Telegraph
Fill a wine glass with ice, pour 35ml Sipsmith Summer Cup, top with lemonade and garnish with a wheel of lemon for one of the easiest and ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
6
Roasted cauliflower salad with dates Recipe - Middle Eastern …
Garnish with toasted almonds and pepitas. TIP: If you roast the cauliflower before you need it, don't store it in the fridge as it affects the flavour. «Good Food, Jul 15»
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What new laws passed in the Legislature? 2015 highlights …
Collecting employer debts: Senate Bill 468 gives the Bureau of Labor and Industries the power to garnish assets to collect on delinquent orders ... «OregonLive.com, Jul 15»
8
Cold soup makes delicious, refreshing summertime meal | Las …
“Whatever kind of cold soup you do, I think it's important to have garnish in there as well,” he said. “Nuts and crabmeat work out great.”. «Las Vegas Review-Journal, Jul 15»
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Counterfeiter gets green card after evading US lawsuits - KCTV5
"If the counterfeiter takes a regular job, the judgment holder can garnish her wages." But doing the kind of work required to root out debtors like ... «KCTV Kansas City, Jul 15»
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Recipe: Ghara Lamb Ashrafiyan | GulfNews.com
... minutes after it's done as it helps the spices mix together and the dish tastes better. 8. Reheat before serving and garnish with saffron threads. «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»

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