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1. garnish

noun. ['ˈgɑːrnɪʃ'] something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration.

Synonyms

  • ornament
  • ornamentation
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • unbalance
  • fat
  • untidy
  • fancy

Etymology

  • garnischen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • garnir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Garnish

  • varnish
  • tarnish
  • harnish
  • harnisch
  • barnish

Sentences with garnish


1. Verb, base form
Depending on the amount of the judgment, the plaintiff may garnish your bank account and wages.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Serve each plate with a large lemon wedge as a garnish.

3. Adjective
Pour into a tall glass with some ice and garnish with a slice of cucumber.

Quotes about garnish


1. I had a dream about you. You were storing my brain in a pickle jar in the fridge, and I only discovered it when I went to garnish my hamburger. Mindless and hungry, I was a US politician’s ideal voter.
- Jarod Kintz, We Had A #Dream About You

2. With faith the size of a mustard seed, you can indeed move a mountain, but you can hardly be expected to garnish your sandwich.
- Jarod Kintz, American Association for the Advancement of Aardvarks Presents: Dear Natalie

2. garnish

verb. ['ˈgɑːrnɪʃ'] decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods.

Synonyms

  • trim
  • decorate
  • grace
  • ornament
  • embellish
  • dress
  • adorn
  • beautify

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • improperness
  • unseemliness
  • impropriety

Etymology

  • garnischen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • garnir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. garnish

noun. ['ˈgɑːrnɪʃ'] any decoration added as a trimming or adornment.

Synonyms

  • ornament
  • decoration

Antonyms

  • inflate
  • deflate
  • increase

Etymology

  • garnischen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • garnir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. garnish

verb. ['ˈgɑːrnɪʃ'] take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support.

Synonyms

  • attach
  • sequester
  • impound
  • garnishee
  • confiscate

Antonyms

  • maleficence
  • awkwardness
  • natural object
  • worsen

Etymology

  • garnischen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • garnir (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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