garnish

  • 1 garnish — gar·nish / gär nish/ vt [Anglo French garniss , stem of garnir to garnish, give legal summons, warn, from Old French, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German warnōn to take heed] 1: to subject (property or money) to garnishment 2: to seek… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Garnish — Gar nish, n. 1. Something added for embellishment; decoration; ornament; also, dress; garments, especially such as are showy or decorated. [1913 Webster] So are you, sweet, Even in the lovely garnish of a boy. Shak. [1913 Webster] Matter and… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Garnish — may refer to:* Garnish, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada * Garnish (fee), a fee paid by a new prisoner to other prisoners upon arrival at a jail * Garnish (food), a substance used primarily as an embellishment or decoration to a prepared food or …

    Wikipedia

  • 4 Garnish — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Provisional Garnish; En Gastronomia [1], término que se dice de los métodos empleados para presentar de forma artística, decorativa y atractiva cualquier plato, postre, coctel, cena o banquete. == Garnish ==… …

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  • 5 Garnish — Gar nish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Garnished}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Garnishing}.] [OE. garnischen, garnissen, OF. garnir to provide, strengthen, prepare, garnish, warn, F. garnir to provide, furnish, garnish, of German origin; cf. OHG. warn[=o]n to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 garnish — A legal process whereby a debt owed by a third person (garnishee) to a judgment debtor, or property of a judgment debtor held by that third person garnishee, is attached by a creditor toward satisfaction of the obligation or debt owed by the… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 7 garnish — [n] embellishment, improvement adornment, decoration, enhancement, furbelow, gingerbread*, ornament, ornamentation, tinsel, trim, trimming; concept 824 Ant. decrease, divestment, plainness garnish [v] embellish, improve adorn, beautify, bedeck,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 garnish — UK US /ˈgɑːnɪʃ/ verb [T] (also garnishee) LAW ► to take part of the income or property of someone who owes a debt and give it to a court in order to pay the debt: »After his house and car were taken, and wages garnished, he was forced to move in… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 9 garnish — vb embellish, beautify, deck, bedeck, *adorn, decorate, ornament Analogous words: enhance, heighten, intensify …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 10 garnish — ► VERB 1) decorate (something, especially food). 2) Law serve notice on (a third party) for the purpose of legally seizing money belonging to a debtor or defendant. 3) Law seize (money, especially part of a person s salary) to settle a debt or… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 garnish — [gär′nish] vt. [ME garnischen < extended stem of OFr garnir, to furnish, protect < Gmc * warnjan > WARN] 1. to decorate; adorn; embellish; trim 2. to decorate (food) with something that adds color or flavor [a steak garnished with… …

    English World dictionary

  • 12 garnish — I UK [ˈɡɑː(r)nɪʃ] / US [ˈɡɑrnɪʃ] verb [transitive] Word forms garnish : present tense I/you/we/they garnish he/she/it garnishes present participle garnishing past tense garnished past participle garnished to add something to a dish of food to… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 garnish — gar|nish1 [ garnıʃ ] verb transitive 1. ) to add something to a dish of food to make it look more attractive: garnish something with something: Garnish the fish with lemon slices. 2. ) garnish or garnishee to take a part of the money that someone …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 garnish — [[t]gɑ͟ː(r)nɪʃ[/t]] garnishes, garnishing, garnished 1) N VAR A garnish is a small amount of salad, herbs, or other food that is used to decorate cooked or prepared food. ...a garnish of chopped raw onion, tomato and fresh coriander... Reserve… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 garnish — gar|nish1 [ˈga:nıʃ US ˈga:r ] n a small amount of food such as ↑salad or fruit that you place on food to decorate it garnish 2 garnish2 v [T] [Date: 1300 1400; : French; Origin: garnir to warn, provide with equipment, garnish ] to add something… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 garnish — {{11}}garnish (n.) late 14c., set of tableware (probably a dozen; usually pewter), from GARNISH (Cf. garnish) (v.). Sense of embellishments to food is from 1670s. {{12}}garnish (v.) late 14c., from O.Fr. garniss , prp. stem of garnir provide,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 17 garnish — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French garniss , stem of garnir to warn, equip, garnish, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German warnōn to take heed more at warn Date: 14th century 1. a. decorate, embellish b. to add… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 garnish — 1 noun (C) something that you add to food to decorate it 2 verb (T) 1 to add something to food in order to decorate it: garnish sth with: Garnish each dish with a slice of lemon. 2 also garnishee technical to take money from someone s wages… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 garnish — 1. verb garnish the dish with chopped parsley Syn: decorate, adorn, ornament, trim, dress, embellish; enhance, grace, beautify, prettify, add the finishing touch to 2. noun keep a few sprigs for a garnish Syn: decoration, adornment …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 garnish — garnishable, adj. garnisher, n. /gahr nish/, v.t. 1. to provide or supply with something ornamental; adorn; decorate. 2. to provide (a food) with something that adds flavor, decorative color, etc.: to garnish boiled potatoes with chopped parsley …

    Universalium


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