Those who cannot refurnish, endeavor to make their establishments look as fresh and new as possible.
"It will just redeem my diamonds, and refurnish the house," said Lady Frances.
It is, of course, not always possible to refurnish a room when it is redecorated.
He was determined to refurnish the drawing-room and also the bedroom in which Florence was destined to sleep.
So he ordered his servants to make great preparations for her coming, and to refurnish the palace.
By selling the pearls I can refurnish the house, have the grounds restored to their original beauty, and live as I formerly did!
We could refurnish, and make it perfect; whereas nothing can be done to this place, so inconveniently built and buried in trees.
In those days if you wanted to be smart, you bought a new carpet and curtains: now you "refurnish the drawing-room."
After dinner we went up to the littlest drawing-room—the one mother wanted for so long to refurnish prettily.
We can refurnish that extra room that adjoins Laurie's suite and let Mr. Hazen and the boys have that entire wing of the house.
mid-15c., from Middle French furniss-, present participle stem of furnir "furnish, accomplish," from Old French fornir (12c.), from Vulgar Latin *fornire, alteration of *fromire, from West Germanic *frumjan "forward movement, advancement" (cf. Old High German frumjan "to do, execute, provide"), from Proto-Germanic *fram- "forwards" (see from). Meaning "to provide" (something) is from 1520s. Related: Furnished; furnishing.