furnish-v; 2 Senses

Sense Number 1: Give something useful or necessary to.

Residents furnished their homes with heaters for the winter.
We need to be able to furnish patients with proper medications.
Investors furnished the new company with all the funds they would
ever need.
Furnish the answers below.

VerbNet: fulfilling-13.4.1-1
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: furnish.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: Provide or equip specifically with furniture.

We furnished the house in the Biedermeyer style.
He furnished the dining room with a maple table and chairs.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2