(noun, verb)


1. something (such as parsley) added to a dish for flavor or decoration

Definition categories: food, decoration, ornament, ornamentation

2. any decoration added as a trimming or adornment

Definition categories: man–made, decoration, ornament, ornamentation


1. take a debtor's wages on legal orders, such as for child support

- His employer garnished his wages in order to pay his debt

Similar word(s): garnishee

Definition categories: possession, attach, confiscate, impound, seize, sequester

2. decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods

Similar word(s): dress, trim

Definition categories: creation, adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament

Sentences with garnish as a verb:

- By his spirit he hath garnished the heavens; his hand hath formed the crooked serpent. (Job 26:13, KJV)