Wordlist: Furniture

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furniture
 
items in a room that enhance the room's characteristics, functionally and/or decoratively
 
furnished
 
equipped with whatever furniture is needed
 
antique
 
old, used especially of furniture and household items
 
modern
 
pertaining to the current time and style
 
armchair
 
a comfortable chair with support for the arms
 
deck chair
 
a folding chair in which a wooden frame supports a length of canvas; traditionally used on the beach or onboard a liner
 
rocking chair
 
a chair with a curved base which can be gently rocked (swung) back and forth
 
chair
 
a piece of furniture to sit on, for use by one person
 
coffee table
 
a long, low table, often placed before seating in a living room, on which drinks may be served, and magazines etc placed
 
table
 
a piece of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on 4 legs
 
sofa
 
an upholstered seat, typically having sides and back, long enough to accommodate two or more people
 
shelf
 
a flat structure, fixed to a wall and used to support, store or display objects
 
cupboard
 
an enclosed storage space with a door, usually having shelves, used to store crockery, food, etc.
 
wardrobe
 
a piece of furniture in which clothes can be stored (usually in the bedroom)
 
chest of drawers
 
a piece of furniture which has multiple parallel, horizontal drawers stacked one above each other, used mainly for the storage of clean clothes
 
stool
 
a seat for one person without a back or armrest
 
 
  • furniture
    • furniture[ˈfɜːnɪtʃə](uncountable noun)
    • Definition:
      • items in a room that enhance the room's characteristics, functionally and/or decoratively
    • Example:
      • Look at all the beautiful new furniture in our living room!
  • furnished
    • furnished(adjective)
    • Definition:
      • equipped with whatever furniture is needed
    • Example:
      • Shabby indeed, and small and poorly furnished, and yet his, the home he had made for himself.
  • antique
    • antique[ænˈtiːk](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • old, used especially of furniture and household items
    • Example:
      • They spent a lot of money on antique furniture.
  • modern
    • modern[ˈmɒd(ə)n](adjective)
    • Definition:
      • pertaining to the current time and style
    • Example:
      • Wow, the modern clothes you're wearing make you look much younger!
      • Synonym(s):
        contemporary
  • armchair
    • armchair, armchairs[ˈärmˌ ch e(ə)r](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a comfortable chair with support for the arms
    • Example:
      • I love to sit on the armchair, it's so comfortable!
  • deck chair
    • deck chair, deck chairs(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a folding chair in which a wooden frame supports a length of canvas; traditionally used on the beach or onboard a liner
    • Example:
      • The deck chairs on the beach are 10 dollars each!
  • rocking chair
    • rocking chair, rocking chairs(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a chair with a curved base which can be gently rocked (swung) back and forth
    • Example:
      • There are two comfortable rocking chairs on the porch.
  • chair
    • chair, chairs[tʃɛə(ɹ)](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a piece of furniture to sit on, for use by one person
    • Example:
      • I always sit on the same chair at dinner.
  • coffee table
    • coffee table, coffee tables(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a long, low table, often placed before seating in a living room, on which drinks may be served, and magazines etc placed
    • Example:
      • Cookies were waiting for them on the coffee table.
  • table
    • table, tables[ˈteɪbəl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a piece of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on 4 legs
    • Example:
      • Sit down at the table please, it's time to eat.
  • sofa
    • sofa, sofas[ˈsəʊfə](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an upholstered seat, typically having sides and back, long enough to accommodate two or more people
    • Example:
      • The whole family could sit on the large sofa.
      • Synonym(s):
        couch
  • shelf
    • shelf, shelves[ʃɛlf](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a flat structure, fixed to a wall and used to support, store or display objects
    • Example:
      • We can put some books on the shelf.
  • cupboard
    • cupboard, cupboards[ˈkʌb.əd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an enclosed storage space with a door, usually having shelves, used to store crockery, food, etc.
    • Example:
      • Could you take the plates out of the cupboard?
  • wardrobe
    • wardrobe, wardrobes[ˈwôrˌdrōb](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a piece of furniture in which clothes can be stored (usually in the bedroom)
    • Example:
      • I need a big wardrobe for all my clothes!
  • chest of drawers
    • chest of drawers, chests of drawers(noun)
    • Definition:
      • a piece of furniture which has multiple parallel, horizontal drawers stacked one above each other, used mainly for the storage of clean clothes
    • Example:
      • She keeps her underwear in her chest of drawers.
      • Synonym(s):
        dresser
  • stool
    • stool, stools[stuːl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a seat for one person without a back or armrest
    • Example:
      • The stool he was waiting on wasn't very comfortable.
 

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furniture
furnished
antique
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armchair
chair
table
sofa
shelf
cupboard
wardrobe
stool
 
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        sofa
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        cupboard
        cupboard
        furnished
        furnished
        armchair
        armchair
        coffee table
        coffee table
        chest of drawers
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        wardrobe
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        furniture
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        deck chair
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        wardrobe
        a piece of furniture in which clothes can be stored (usually in the bedroom)
        antique
        old, used especially of furniture and household items
        sofa
        an upholstered seat, typically having sides and back, long enough to accommodate two or more people
        shelf
        a flat structure, fixed to a wall and used to support, store or display objects
        table
        a piece of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on 4 legs
        rocking chair
        a chair with a curved base which can be gently rocked (swung) back and forth
        chair
        a piece of furniture to sit on, for use by one person
        armchair
        a comfortable chair with support for the arms
        modern
        pertaining to the current time and style
        coffee table
        a long, low table, often placed before seating in a living room, on which drinks may be served, and magazines etc placed
        cupboard
        an enclosed storage space with a door, usually having shelves, used to store crockery, food, etc.
        furnished
        equipped with whatever furniture is needed
        furniture
        items in a room that enhance the room's characteristics, functionally and/or decoratively
        chest of drawers
        a piece of furniture which has multiple parallel, horizontal drawers stacked one above each other, used mainly for the storage of clean clothes
        deck chair
        a folding chair in which a wooden frame supports a length of canvas; traditionally used on the beach or onboard a liner
         
         
         

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        sofa
        an upholstered seat, typically having sides and back, long enough to accommodate two or more people
        deck chair
        a folding chair in which a wooden frame supports a length of canvas; traditionally used on the beach or onboard a liner
        cupboard
        an enclosed storage space with a door, usually having shelves, used to store crockery, food, etc.
        rocking chair
        a chair with a curved base which can be gently rocked (swung) back and forth
        table
        a piece of furniture with a flat top surface raised above the ground, usually on 4 legs
        furniture
        items in a room that enhance the room's characteristics, functionally and/or decoratively
        coffee table
        a long, low table, often placed before seating in a living room, on which drinks may be served, and magazines etc placed
        furnished
        equipped with whatever furniture is needed
        armchair
        a comfortable chair with support for the arms
        antique
        old, used especially of furniture and household items
        wardrobe
        a piece of furniture in which clothes can be stored (usually in the bedroom)
        stool
        a seat for one person without a back or armrest
        modern
        pertaining to the current time and style
        chair
        a piece of furniture to sit on, for use by one person
        shelf
        a flat structure, fixed to a wall and used to support, store or display objects
         
         
         
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        • table
           
        • bedroom
           
        • armchair
           
        • chair
           
        • cupboard
           
        • bed
           
        • cupboard
           
        • armchair
           
        • table
           
        • chair
           
         
         
         
         
         

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