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 for furnished
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Furnish \Fur"nish\ (f[^u]r"n[i^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Furnished; p. pr. & vb. n. Furnishing.] [OF. furnir,
     fornir, to furnish, finish, F. fournir; akin to Pr. formir,
     furmir, fromir, to accomplish, satisfy, fr. OHG. frumjan to
     further, execute, do, akin to E. frame. See Frame, v. t.,
     and -ish.]
     1. To supply with anything necessary, useful, or appropriate;
        to provide; to equip; to fit out, or fit up; to adorn; as,
        to furnish a family with provisions; to furnish one with
        arms for defense; to furnish a Cable; to furnish the mind
        with ideas; to furnish one with knowledge or principles;
        to furnish an expedition or enterprise, a room or a house.
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              That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly
              furnished
              unto all good works.                  --2 Tim. iii.
                                                    17,
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     2. To offer for use; to provide (something); to give
        (something); to afford; as, to furnish food to the hungry:
        to furnish arms for defense.
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              Ye are they . . . that furnish the drink offering
              unto that number.                     --Is. lxv. 11.
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              His writings and his life furnish abundant proofs
              that he was not a man of strong sense. --Macaulay.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  furnished \furnished\ adj.
     provided with necessary furnishings; -- used especially of
     rented apartments having furniture included in the rental
     price; as, a furnished apartment. Opposite of unfurnished.
     [Narrower terms: stocked, stocked with ; appointed;
     well-appointed, well-found ; {fitted out, outfitted ]
  
     Syn: equipped.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  furnished
      adj 1: provided with whatever is necessary for a purpose (as
             furniture or equipment or authority); "a furnished
             apartment"; "a completely furnished toolbox" [syn:
             furnished, equipped] [ant: unfurnished]

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