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We're building a form and need a category name that has the words listed above as options. Is "furnishings" correct?

  • condition? oft used in antiques... – JonMark Perry Jul 10 '17 at 7:10
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    @JonMarkPerry Doesn't condition have more to do with whether the room/house is damaged, needs repairing, etc? How about just furnishing? – Phil14 Jul 10 '17 at 7:30
  • @Phil14; condition just means state. Google says: the state of something, especially with regard to its appearance, quality, or working order. "the wiring is in good condition" – JonMark Perry Jul 10 '17 at 7:42
  • I think @Phil14 's answer 'furnishing' (singular) would be the most appropriate and in keeping with a typical apartment or home listing. "flooring(wood, carpet, or tile)", "heating(forced air, wall-heater, radiator)", "parking(2 cars covered, permit, 2 assigned)" . "furnishings"(plural) would be appropriate if you were going to list the individual items that would be included. ('bed", "desk, dinette with 4 chairs) – Tom22 Jul 10 '17 at 23:35
  • The individual items to be included would be "bare", "unfurnished", "semi-furnished" and "fully furnished", meaning the full range from a unit that only has concrete floor and unpainted walls with no sanitary facilities up to a unit that has been fully designed and decorated. Would "funishings" still work then and would it be singular or plural? – Chrisatx Jul 11 '17 at 7:27
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Perhaps level of furnishment would work.

From OED:

furnishment noun

  1. The action of furnishing or supplying; the state of being furnished or supplied
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Furnishment would not be used commonly, even in the UK.

Furnishings is perfectly acceptable.

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