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Fixture vs. Furniture — What's the Difference?

Fixture vs. Furniture — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Fixture and Furniture

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Fixture

Something securely fixed in place.
May 25, 2022

Furniture

Furniture refers to movable objects intended to support various human activities such as seating (e.g., chairs, stools, and sofas), eating (tables), and sleeping (e.g., beds). Furniture is also used to hold objects at a convenient height for work (as horizontal surfaces above the ground, such as tables and desks), or to store things (e.g., cupboards and shelves).
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Fixture

Something attached as a permanent appendage, apparatus, or appliance
Plumbing fixtures.
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Furniture

The movable articles in a room or an establishment that make it fit for living or working.
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Fixture

(Law) An item of personal property that is physically attached to a property and becomes part of it, as a machine that is installed.
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Furniture

(Archaic) Necessary equipment, as for a saddle horse or sailing ship.
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Fixture

One that is invariably present in and long associated with a place
A journalist who became a Washington fixture.
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Furniture

Large movable item(s), usually in a room, which enhance(s) the room's characteristics, functionally or decoratively.
The woman does not even have one stick of furniture moved in yet.
How much furniture did they leave behind?
A chair is furniture. Sofas are also furniture.
They bought a couple of pieces of furniture.
Your furniture is beautiful.
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Fixture

The act or process of fixing.
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Furniture

The harness, trappings etc. of a horse, hawk, or other animal.
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Fixture

The condition of being fixed.
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Furniture

Fittings, such as handles, of a door, coffin, or other wooden item.
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Fixture

(legal) Something that is fixed in place, especially a permanent appliance or other item of personal property that is considered part of a house and is sold with it; compare fitting, furnishing.
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Furniture

(obsolete) An accompanying enhancing feature, or features collectively; embellishment, decoration, trimming.
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Fixture

A regular patron of a place or institution; a person constantly present at a certain place.
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Furniture

(firearms) The stock and forearm of a weapon.
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Fixture

A lighting unit; a luminaire.
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Furniture

The pieces of wood or metal put round pages of type to make proper margins and fill the spaces between the pages and the chase.
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Fixture

A scheduled match.
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Furniture

(journalism) Any material on the page other than the body text and pictures of articles; for example, headlines, datelines and dinkuses, lines and symbols (though in earlier use, only non-text elements of page design, such as lines and symbols).
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Fixture

A state that can be recreated, used as a baseline for running software tests.
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Furniture

(music) A type of mixture organ stop.
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Fixture

A work-holding or support device used in the manufacturing industry.
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Furniture

(archaic) Draped coverings and hangings; bedsheets, tablecloths, tapestries, etc.
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Fixture

(transitive) To furnish with, as, or in a fixture.
The device is available in both handheld and fixtured models.
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Furniture

(obsolete) Clothing with which a person is furnished; apparel, outfit.
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Fixture

To schedule (a match).
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Furniture

(obsolete) Arms and armor, equipment of war.
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Fixture

That which is fixed or attached to something as a permanent appendage; as, the fixtures of a pump; the fixtures of a farm or of a dwelling, that is, the articles which a tenant may not take away.
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Furniture

(archaic) Equipment for work, apparatus, tools, instruments.
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Fixture

State of being fixed; fixedness.
The firm fixture of thy foot.
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Furniture

Condiments of a salad.
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Fixture

Anything of an accessory character annexed to houses and lands, so as to constitute a part of them. This term is, however, quite frequently used in the peculiar sense of personal chattels annexed to lands and tenements, but removable by the person annexing them, or his personal representatives. In this latter sense, the same things may be fixtures under some circumstances, and not fixtures under others.
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Furniture

(obsolete) Stock, supply, stores, provisions.
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Fixture

A object firmly fixed in place (especially in a household)
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Furniture

(obsolete) Contents; that with which something is filled or stocked.
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Fixture

A regular patron;
An habitue of the racetrack
A bum who is a Central Park fixture
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Furniture

(bookselling) Impressive-looking books used for filling out the collection of a private library.
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Fixture

The quality of being fixed in place
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Furniture

(obsolete) The action of furnishing or supplying.
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Fixture

The act of putting something in working order again
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Furniture

(obsolete) The condition of being equipped, prepared, or mentally cultivated.
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Furniture

That with which anything is furnished or supplied; supplies; outfit; equipment.
The form and all the furniture of the earth.
The thoughts which make the furniture of their minds.
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Furniture

Articles used for convenience or decoration in a house or apartment, as tables, chairs, bedsteads, sofas, carpets, curtains, pictures, vases, etc.
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Furniture

The necessary appendages to anything, as to a machine, a carriage, a ship, etc.
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Furniture

A mixed or compound stop in an organ; - sometimes called mixture.
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Furniture

Furnishings that make a room or other area ready for occupancy;
They had too much furniture for the small apartment
There was only one piece of furniture in the room
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